Mrs. Obelene Wagster Groce, 86, of Fayetteville died Friday, November 16th, at Heritage Medical Center.
She was a native of Moore County; a homemaker; member of Charity Baptist Church where she served as Sunday School teacher. During World War II she worked as a secretary at Camp Forrest.
She was the daughter of the late Berry and Nora Newsom Wagster and the wife of the late Johnnie O. Groce. She was preceded in death by a Grandson, Justin L. Groce.
She is survived by three sons, Randy (Dianne) Groce of Christiana, J. L. Groce and Eugene (Rhonda) Groce of Fayetteville; sister, Virginia Steelman of Fayetteville; two brothers, Paul Wagster of Columbia, Doyle Wagster of Tullahoma; six grandchildren, Tonya (Daniel) Miller, Lee (Tara) Groce, Matthew Groce, Jessica Groce, William Groce, Chris Groce; four great-grandchildren, Kallie Groce, Rylee Groce, Kinsley Miller and Caseon Casteel.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, November 18th, at Hillcrest Funeral Home, Brother Danny Hale officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday evening from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.