Anna Greene

Obituary of Anna Marquitta Greene

Anna Marquitta (Henson) Greene, 81, of Flat Springs Road, Elk Park passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020. She leaves behind her son, Michael J. Greene and his wife, Claudia Rhyne Greene; her daughter, Marsha Greene Roark; three grandchildren; Katelyn A. Greene, Alex J. Roark and Brooke C. Roark; sister, Janice Bernita (Henson) Grindstaff, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Born and raised in Johnson County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of John and Beulah (Stout) Henson. In 1939 her mother died and John married Ira Vines in 1940 and they had four children. She was a member of the Flat Springs Baptist Church and one of the most loving and caring persons' one could hope to meet. She loved her family, friends, quilting, canning, gardening, community and extended church family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J. M. Greene; daughter, Cheryl A. Greene; two brothers, Harrell and Charles Henson; and a sister, Geraldine (Henson) Stewart. Per Covid 19 guidelines, the family respectfully requests attendees to observe social distancing and to please wear a mask. A remote broadcast service, from the church parking lot, for Mrs. Anna Marquitta Greene will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Friday afternoon, June 19, 2020, at the Flat Springs Baptist Church, officiated by Pastor Bryan Miller. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. (From the church parking lot guests may tune their car radio to 87.9 FM to participate.) The body will lie in state in the church for viewing from 1:30-2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Flat Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, in care of Regena Cable, 4460 Section House Road, Hickory, NC 28601. Online condolences may be shared at the website Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Greene family.
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