Marlyn Deaton Greene
Marlyn Deaton Greene, 88, of
Newland passed away on September 20, 2012, after declining health for several years.
Daughter of the late Nellie Shirley and step-father Edgar Shirley, she was born August 22, 1924, in Avery County. She was the wife of the late Robert F. Greene, Jr.
She was a graduate of Newland High School and until she became disabled she was a telephone operator in Newland for Southern Bell.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Wilma Knudsen and Kathleen Robbins.
Left to cherish her memory are a son, Michael Greene and wife, Kaye, of Newland; two grand-daughters, Meredith Bradshaw and husband, Kevin, Amanda Lail and husband, James, all of Taylorsville; seven great-grandchildren, Michael Bradshaw of Hickory, Kyle Bradshaw of Charlotte, Beau, Aaron and Spencer Bradshaw, Kayla and Brandon Lail all of Taylorsville and one great-great-grandchild, Kaden Bradshaw of Hickory. Also surviving her are a brother, Lee Shirley of Newland; special sister-in-law Nancy Dolan of Montezuma and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Marlyn L. Greene will be conducted 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 23rd in the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with the Rev. Sue Brown officiating. Pallbearers will be; Roy Jaynes, Mike Carpenter, Lowell Wise, Mark Lecka, Wendell Owens and Bobby Blalock. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the service hour.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at http://www.rsfh.net.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Greene family.
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