Hendersonville – Catherine Roper Mullis, of Hendersonville,
passed away Thursday, August 7, 2008, at Four Seasons Hospice and
Palliative Care’s Elizabeth House, following a period of declining
She was born in Henderson County, a daughter of the late Ernest
DiWitt Roper and Ella Shepherd Roper, and had been an area resident
most of her life. She retired as a teller from First Union Bank and
was a long time member of East Flat Rock United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by four
brothers, James, Tommy, E.D., Jr., and Douglas Roper; as well as
her much loved nephew, Tommy D. Sunny Chapman.
She is survived by her loving sister, Mildred Chapman, of the
Bent Creek Community.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Thos. Shepherd’s
Church Street Chapel. The Rev. Dr. Tim Porter will officiate.
Friends may visit with the family for one half hour prior to the
service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to
the East Flat Rock United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 477, East Flat
Rock, NC, 28726. An online guest book is available for family and
friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com.
Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation
Memorial Center is in charge of arrangements.