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Margaret Greene

June 14, 1919 — October 1, 2016

HUNTERSVILLE - Margaret Webb Greene, 97, formerly of Shelby, passed away on October 1, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born June 14, 1919, to the late Martin and Melinda Hamrick Webb. Her mother died when she was seven days old. She was lovingly raised by the late John and Mary Webb Mode. Margaret was also predeceased by her husband of 69 years, Erastus "Rass" F. Greene, her son, John Kenneth (Betty), her son-in-law R. E. "Gene" Crawford, and her siblings: brothers, Yates Webb and Gordon Mode; sisters, Beatrice Allen, Selma Shuford, Verna Mae Gold and Gladys Green.
A devoted lifetime member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church, Margaret is survived by her loving daughter, Helen G. Crawford of Charlotte, NC, and sons, E. F. "Shorty" Greene, Jr (Judy) of Elm City, NC, and Steve E. Greene (Kathy) of LKG, Henrico, NC. Also surviving "Maw Maw" are 12 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. Monday, October 3, 2016 at Cleveland Funeral Services. Funeral services will be held at Beaver Dam Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers for Mrs. Greene will be six of her grandsons Brian Greene, John K. Greene, Steve "Chip" Greene II, Kelly Grigg, Spence Grigg and Michael "Mike" Greene.
Memorial contributions may be made to Beaver Dam Baptist Church, 123 Beaver Dam Church Rd, Shelby, NC 28152, Olde Knox Commons, Activity Department, 13825 Hunton Lane, Huntersville, NC 28078 or one's favorite charity.
Granddaughters Kristie, Kathy, Hallie, Adele and Nickie have lovingly made sure that "Maw Maw" was never alone. Special thanks to the staff at Olde Knox Commons in Huntersville, where Margaret received outstanding care for the past five years.
Cleveland Funeral Services and Crematory is serving the family.
An online guest registry is available at

  • Visitation

    October 03, 2016
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Cleveland Funeral Services

    2518 W. Dixon Blvd.
    Shelby, NC
    (704) 487-5811
  • Funeral Service

    October 04, 2016
    11:00 AM

    Beaver Dam Baptist Church

    123 Beaver Dam Church Rd.
    Shelby, NC
  • Interment

    Tuesday October 04 2016

    Beaver Dam Baptist Church Cemetery

    123 Beaver Dam Church Rd.
    Shelby, NC
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