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Gene Greer

Gene Greer, age 74, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, February 08, 2012 at the Mountain City Care Center. He was a native of Ashe County, North Carolina, born on September 22, 1937, the son of the late Art and Holly Snyder Greer. In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his wife, Virgie Greer; two sisters: Arzella Johnson and Ancil Mahala; three brothers: Ray Greer, J.D. Greer and Dean Greer, who was Gene’s twin brother. Gene loved to play cards, especially Rook. He was a member of Liberty Christian Church.
Gene is survived by sisters: Reba Salmons and Louella Dowell, both of Mountain City, TN; brother, Ron Greer of Marion , NC; sister-in-law: Pauline Owens of Mountain City, TN; brother-in-law: Worley Payne; several nieces, nephews, cousins and his many friends.
The family received friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at Mountain City Funeral Home with the funeral service following at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Steven Spencer officiating.
Graveside Service and Interment followed at the Cress Cemetery. Pallbearers were Gene’s nephews. Honorary pallbearers: Jim Hutchinson and the Staff, Nurses and Caregivers of Mountain City Care Center.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of Gene’s sister, Reba, 518 East Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683
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The family of Gene Elmer Greer has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.