Juanita Mona Roberts Grantham, 63, WNC native, passed away on July 3, 2021, in her sleep at Accordius Health, Gastonia. She was born April 9, 1958, in Madison County to the late Frank Lee Roberts and Bernice Ellen Roberts. She was the youngest of their eleven children.
Juanita was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and friend to all whom knew her. She worked in the Buncombe County School System for 20 years as a bus driver and assistant teacher, which brought her much joy. She had a passion for helping children and seeing them grow. Outside of work she loved baking, shopping, and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Paul Michael Grantham; brothers, Frank Lee Roberts, Billy Roberts, and sister Barbara Combs.
Left to cherish her memories are her daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Grantham Stephenson (Dalton); grandson, Liam Stephenson; siblings, Curtis Roberts, Johnny Roberts, Tommy Roberts, Mabel Gosnell, Michael Roberts, Arthur Roberts, and Jeanette Staton.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, July 31st, 2021, at Zirconia Missionary Baptist Church, in Hendersonville, NC, with Rev. Travis Parker officiating. All are welcome to come celebrate Juanita's life and her memory. The family will receive friends 12pm to 1pm prior to the service at the church.
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