Wendy D. Roberts

October 6, 1970 - March 10, 2024

10/06/1970 - 03/10/2024

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Memorial
Friday March 15, 2024
2:00 pm
Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792
828-692-9188 | Directions

Wendy D. Roberts, born on October 06, 1970, in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, passed away on the night of Sunday, March 10, 2024, at Four Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care’s Elizabeth House in Flat Rock, North Carolina, following a long hard battle with breast cancer and stroke. She was 53 years old.

 

Wendy was a beacon of light in the lives of many, dedicating 30 years to shaping young minds as an elementary school teacher at Briarcliff Elementary School in Cary, North Carolina. Her passion for education touched countless hearts and inspired generations of students.

 

Outside of her career, Wendy found joy in the simple pleasures of life. She loved to immerse herself in books, tend to her garden, and explore new destinations through travel. Her warm spirit and kind heart endeared her to all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

 

Wendy was a devoted member of Pleasant Plains Baptist Church in Apex, North Carolina, where she actively participated in church activities and found solace in her faith. Following her retirement, she and her beloved husband, John, relocated to Hendersonville, North Carolina, where they embraced a new chapter of their lives together.

 

Surviving Wendy is her loving husband of 28 years, John H. Roberts; her parents, Tommy and Linda Davis of Wilmington, North Carolina; her sister, Robyn Davis of Wilmington, North Carolina; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Susan Roberts of Flat Rock, North Carolina; and her faithful canine companion, Fergus.

 

A celebration of Wendy’s remarkable life will be held on Friday, March 15, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Hendersonville with Pastor Greg Dixon officiating. She will be laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park-Hendersonville.

 

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation in Wendy’s memory are asked to consider, Four Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care Elizabeth House, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731 or by visiting www.fourseasonscare.org.

 

Wendy’s legacy of love, kindness, and dedication will continue to inspire all those who were fortunate enough to have known her. May her spirit forever live on in the hearts of those she touched.

 

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Jenn Hatch Knight
12 days ago

I am heartbroken to learn of this tremendous loss. May her memory be eternal in the heart and minds of her loved ones.

Laura Hutko
12 days ago

My love and prayers go out to you. I know you were so proud of her

Carol A Huggins
17 days ago

Truly sad and heartbroken to hear this news. John my deepest condolences to you and her family.

Caroline Perry
28 days ago

Mrs. Roberts was my third grade teacher at Briarcliff and one of the teachers that inspired me to become a teacher. I am now a teacher at Briarcliff and I had the pleasure of getting to teach with her a few months before she retired in 2020. Before she retired, She graciously passed down her teacher library to me, along with many other things to use in my class. we shared many stories of my time in third grade. She found old pictures and work samples from then too and shared them with me. It was such a pleasure to know her as a student and as an adult. My condolences to her family. Rest in peace Mrs. Roberts 💛

Gail Johnson
30 days ago

Our deepest sympathy. May God hold you in his hands during your time of grief.

Linda Cobb Strawbridge
1 month ago

May God comfort you, John, her dear Mom, dad, and sister. Tommy & Linda Davis, & Robyn. My heart goes out to each of you in your loss. With love, Linda Strawbridge

Cindy Isenhour
1 month ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God comfort you now and in the days to come. I love you.

Charles (Chuck) Campbell
1 month ago

Dear Tommy and Linda, I send my deepest condolences and ask God to comfort you always.

Mel and Jill To'oto'o
1 month ago

Our heartfelt condolences and prayers for her life partner, John and for her parents Tommy and Linda Davis. May God’s love and blessings be upon you all at this moment. We love you all.

Christine Smith
1 month ago

My condolences John, Tommy, Linda, Robyn, and all Wendy’s family and friends. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.