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Mrs. Lucille Hayes Greene, age 92, of Sable Drive, Boone, passed away Saturday afternoon, February 7, 2015 at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation, surrounded by her family. Born June 4, 1922 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of the late Tom and Lura Ward Hayes. Mrs. Greene was a homemaker and longtime active member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, and the Young at Heart Sunday School Class. Lucille enjoyed gardening and outside plants. She was a compassionate, caring wife, mom, mamaw and friend.
She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Stephens and husband Doug of Culpeper, Virginia; three sons, Rex Greene and wife Mary of Mountain City, Tom Greene and wife Gale of Boone and Lynn Greene and wife Tracey of Boone; one sister, Mildred Herman; two brothers, Joe Hayes and Henry Hayes and wife Myra; one sister-in-law, Lois Hayes; 11 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Greene, one sister and four brothers.
Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille Hayes Greene will be conducted Saturday, February 14, at 12 noon at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Dr. Scott Courtney. The family will receive friends prior to the service Saturday morning at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home from 10 o’clock until noon. Burial will follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens. Pallbearers will be her grandsons; Blake Bates, Kelley Greene, David Greene, Michael Greene, Jeffrey Stephens, Phillip Greene, Jonathan Greene and Josh Greene.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Watauga County Project on Aging, 132 Poplar Grove Connector Road, Boone, NC 28607 or to Oak Grove Baptist Church, 306 Oak Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607. The family would like to express their gratitude for the compassionate care shown to their mom by the staff at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation.
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Austin& Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Greene family.