Mary Colleen Hawkins Greene, age 89, passed from this life to life everlasting on May 29, 2018. She was a long time member of Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church and attended as long as her health permitted.
Colleen accepted Christ early in life. A woman of deep faith and a devoted Christian, she will be remembered by all who knew her as a strong prayer warrior, a kind and loving wife, mother, friend and neighbor, who lived out her days in quietness and confidence in her Lord and Savior.
Survivors include her loving and devoted son: Richard A. Greene II (Richie), the joy of her life; two sisters-in-law: Shirley Greene Stephenson of Greeneville and Janice Hawkins of Mountain City; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and a loving and dedicated friend, Julia Peters.
She was the daughter of the late Wiley F. Hawkins and Vada Carrie Neatherly Hawkins of Mountain City, Tennessee and was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years: Richard Arvil Greene; brother: Dayton Hawkins of Mountain City; father-in-law and mother-in-law: Oscar T. and Carrie Tilson Greene; brother-in-law: J.N. Stephenson; sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Evelyn and Ernest Campbell; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Klon and Frances Greene and Brumley and Jane Greene.
The funeral service was held Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church with interment in the church cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holston Methodist Home for Children, 404 Holston Dr., Greeneville, TN 37743.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kiserrosehillfuneralhome.com.