Mary Joan Greene, age 83, a resident of 508 East Water Street Belhaven, NC passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021.
Mrs. Greene was born in Braxton County, West Virginia January 13, 1938 the daughter of the late Tammy Payne and Bertha Payne. She was a graduate of Sutton High School, WV class of 1955. Early in life, Mary worked at the Sutton, West Virginia Telephone Company as a telephone operator. Mary also worked as a substitute teacher in Kinston, North Carolina.
Mary was a dedicated wife and mother. She treasured her children and especially loved her role as a grandmother. She enjoyed boating and traveling with her husband. In her spare time she found joy in sewing and sharks tooth hunting with her grandchildren.
Mary had a vivacious personality and always enjoyed making people laugh. She often remarked about her happy childhood with her four sisters. She lived a full life as a wonderful wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts.
Mrs. Greene is survived by her husband of 62 years, Thurman Randall Greene of Belhaven, NC. : her son Jeffrey Greene of Micanopy, Fl. : her daughter Amy Greene of Ocala, Fl. : her sisters Carol Lewis of Bradenton, Fl. and Martha Zaph of Bristol, Va. : her grandsons Randall Greene and Jack Greene of Palm Harbor, Fl. : her granddaughter Ana Pipovski of Ocala, Fl. She was preceded in death by her sisters Norma Sloan of Altoona, Pa. and Monna Simpson of Hypoluxo, Fl.