Tifton Gazette

Obituaries

July 26, 2012

Arlene Greer Greene

TIFTON — Arlene Greer Greene, 83, passed away at Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville on Wednesday, July 25, 2012. A graveside service will be held at Oakridge Cemetery at 3 p.m. Saturday, with the Rev. Terrell Roberts and Brother Ray Roberts officiating. The family will receive friends at Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Directors from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Grandsons and great-grandsons of Mrs. Greene will serve as pallbearers.

She was born Dec. 3, 1928 in Boone, N.C.,  to Sherman Carl and Vertie Mae Triplett Greer, both of whom preceded her in death. Preceding her in death also were the father of her children, M. L. “Ted” Greene, and one brother, Charles Greer. Mrs. Greene worked many years in Boone, N.C., for Shadowline. She loved gospel music, traveling, cooking, shopping, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and was an avid reader of cookbooks and magazines. She was a member of Mount Ephriam Baptist Church.

Mrs. Greene is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Rita and Edsel Davis; two sons and daughters-in-law, Eddie L. and Debra H. Greene,  Russell T. and Karen N. Greene and daughter, Sue Baughman, all of Tifton; eight grandchildren, Lisa M. Cooper, Melissa A. Davis, Cliff Davis, Andy Greene, Amy Greene, Stacie Moore, Dawn Grimes and Cory Baughman; eight great-grandchildren, Caelan Cooper, Brandon Cooper, Deven Davis, Aaron Davis, Rosemary Davis, Abbigail Moore, Maggie Grace Grimes and Makenzie Leann Greene, one brother and sister-in-law, Rob and Betty Greer of Triplett, N.C.; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Jewel Greer Triplett of Blounts Creek, N.C., and Wanda and Norman ”Red” Hill of Tifton.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorial gifts can be made to Tift Avenue Baptist Church, 3015 N. Tift Avenue, Tifton, GA 31794.

You may sign the guest registry at www.albritton-beaumontfuneralhome.com.

Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

 

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