Sarah Elizabeth Brown Greene
Sarah Elizabeth Brown "Gran" Greene, of Brownwood Road, Deep Gap, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at her home. Born July 11, 1924, in Glade Springs, Virginia, she was a daughter of Jim and Pansy Potter Brown. Mrs. Greene was a member of Pilot Mountain Baptist Church. Sarah was affectionately called "Gran" by her grandchildren and family, who were the loves of her life. Her passion was growing, tending and canning the vegetables from her gardens.
Surviving are her children, Geneva Greene Hennessee and husband, David, Kathleen Judy Greene, and Lawrence Greene, all of Deep Gap; five grandchildren, Richard Watson, Karen Watson Norris, Valerie Presnell Saunders, Sonja Greene Watson, and Ashley Houck; 16 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Danny Presnell of Deep Gap; two sisters-in-law, Lucy Moretz of Boone, and Thelma Brown of Creston; two brothers-in-law, Roy Greene of Atlanta, Ga., and Ray Norris of Boone; and her companion of more than 20 years, Clyde Miller and his family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Odis Greene, daughter, Darleen Greene Presnell; granddaughter, Amy Presnell Trivette; five brothers, Kay, Glenn, James Paul, Robert and Charlie Brown; and four sisters, Josie Brown, Mandy Brown Norris, Marie and Laura Brown.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct, 17, 2012, at Pilot Mountain Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Keith Woodie and the Rev. Fred Vannoy. The family will receive friends Wednesday, one hour prior to services, at the church. Burial will follow in the Greene Family Cemetery.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Greene family.