Janice Tester

Obituary of Janice Greene Tester

Janice Greene Tester, 70 of the Stoney Fork Community, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Watauga Medical Center in Boone. She was born in Watauga County, NC to the late Burl and Jewell Greene. Survivors include her son, Van Trivette of Deep Gap; a sister, Judy Liner and husband Ron of Winston Salem, NC; Two brothers, Buddy Greene and wife Ruth of Banner Elk, NC, Mark Greene of Mountain City, TN; five nieces, Christy Denny and husband Kyle of West Jefferson, NC, Becky Greene of Goose Creek, SC, Paula Benton and husband Jimmy of Virginia Beach, VA, Tammy Clark and husband Freddie of Midlothian, VA, Beth Francis and husband Jose' of Norfolk, VA; a nephew Matt Liner and wife Laura of Lexington, NC; several great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Burl and Jewell Greene, her husband, Bob Tester, a brother, Jimmy Greene of Norfolk, VA, and a special friend, Gene Phillips. Mrs. Tester worked most of her life in food services and retired from the State of North Carolina (ASU}. She was a very compassionate person who was always willing to assist anyone in need. She was a member of Old Fields Baptist Church in Fleetwood, NC. The family has chosen to have a private family graveside service at Stoney Fork Baptist Church Cemetery, Deep Gap. Mrs. Tester will lie in state at Austin and Barnes Funeral Home in Boone on Thursday February 18, 2021, from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm. A Celebration of Life service held at Old Fields Baptist Church will be planned at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to a charity of your choosing. Online condolences may be shared at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com Austin and Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Tester family
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