Address: Spruce Pine
Date of Death: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Arrangements: Henline Hughes Funeral Home
Details: Martha Lucille Grindstaff Greene passed away on Wednesday February 27th at the age of 90 at the Yancey House Assisted Living Facility in Burnsville, NC after a lengthy period of declining health.
She was born April 4, 1922 and was a lifelong resident of Spruce Pine, NC. She was retired from Ellen Knitting Mills with 38 years of service. She was a former member of Spruce Pine Fire Dept Ladies Auxiliary and was a member of Spruce Pine Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Ina Pendley Grindstaff and her husband of 44 years, Elmer Greene. She was also preceded in death by an infant sister; and sisters, Mary Lee Ledford and Laura Wilson Speight; two brothers Ralph and Ambrose Grindstaff.
She is survived by her children, Noma and husband Henry Lange, of Bakersville, NC and son David Greene and wife Kathy, of Spruce Pine, NC; one sister, Jewel Wilson of Spruce Pine, NC; two grandchildren, Kristen Hall of Connelly Springs, and Daniel Greene of Johnson City; three great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 1, 2013 at 7:00PM in the chapel of Henline – Hughes Funeral Home with J. C. Sheets officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Private interment will be in the Spruce Pine Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Rd, Burnsville, NC 28714 or Shriners International, 2900 Rocky Point Drive,Tampa, FL 33607