Leona Greene, age 96, of Forest City, NC, died Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Autumn Care in Drexel, NC.
Leona was born March 28, 1923 in Cleveland County, to the late Gaither Wortman and Margaret Denton Wortman. She was a homemaker and a member of the Village Chapel. She enjoyed flower gardening, tending to her cats and being with her friends. Leona also loved her family and her church family dearly.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson Greene; son, John Junior Whisenant; brother, Harold Gates; grandson, Danny Clark and great-great-grandson, Jacob Wright.
Those left to cherish her memory include her two daughters, Deanna Jo Norville of Connelly Springs and Jean Ross of Forest City; sister, Madine Green of Cameron, NC. She is also survived by six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and eleven great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Eternal Hills Memorial Park with Reverend Billy Thompson officiating.
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