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Verta Greer, age 99, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2015 at the Mountain City Care Center. She was born on April 4, 1916 to the late Charlie and Nancy Dowell. In addition to her parents, Verta was preceded in death by her husband, Roby Greer; sisters, Opal, Eula, Hazel and Virginia.
Verta was a good Christian lady. She enjoyed attending church and singing. Verta was loved by all who met her.
She attended Corinth Baptist Church.
Verta is survived by her brothers, J.W. Dowell and wife Ethel of Mountain City, Harold Dowell and wife Jean of Mountain City, Ralph Dowell of Wilmington, DE; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, August 9, 2015 3:00 p.m. at Mountain City Funeral Home with Pastor Billy Morefield officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home from 2:00 until the time of service. An entombment service followed at the Sunset Mausoleum.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of Lois Wood, 615 Deer Run Rd., Mountain City, TN 37683.
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The family of Verta Greer has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church St., Mountain City, TN 37683.