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Originally published: 2013-05-28 10:55:26
Last modified: 2013-05-28 10:56:12

Marie Townsend Greer

Mrs. Marie Townsend Greer, 73, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Watauga County on July 23, 1939, to the late Roy Townsend and Daire Shook Townsend. She loved her all of her many pets.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husbands, Monroe Greer and James Greer; great-granddaughters, Victoria Greer and McKenzie Wilson; one sister and five brothers.

She is survived by her children, Denise Hendrix and husband, Danny, Davey Greer, Steve Greer, Sherrie Day and husband, Everett, Tammy Holland and husband, Gerald; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ann Williams and Sandra Moody; and brother, Paul “Coute” Townsend.

A celebration of Greer’s life wias held in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Service, 12 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2013, with Pastor James Palmer officiating. Interment took place in the Townsend Family Cemetery in Banner Elk.

Pallbearers were Erin Greer, J.R. Saunders, Randy Nelson, Tim Moody, Jim Williams, and Cody Clark.

The family received friends from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. prior to the service.

Online condolences may be sent to the Greer Family at

Evans Funeral Service & Crematory of Lenoir is serving the Greer Family.

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