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Elizabeth "Lib" Pitts Greene PDF Print
Written by Noah Lockamy   
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 15:00

Elizabeth "Lib" Pitts Greene, age 83, of 215 Greene Street, Blowing Rock, passed away Wednesday morning, May 1, 2013, at Life Care Center in Banner Elk.


Lib was born December 29, 1929 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Johnny and Gracie Greene Pitts. She was a retired Quality Control Engineer for IRC/TRW in Boone, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Blowing Rock. Lib was a former, 2 term, member of the Blowing Rock Town Council, served on the Region D Council of Government, and was a former board member of Blowing Rock Parks and Rec.


Lib is survived by two sons, Jeff Greene and wife Cheryl, and Thomas Greene, Jr. and his partner, Linda Hartley, and her daughter, Amber Fox, all of Boone; three grandsons, Olyn Miller, Chris Greene and wife Tori, and Brad Greene, all of Boone; one granddaughter, Laurel Miller of Boone; two great-grandchildren, Abby and Jordin Greene, both of Boone, and one brother, Fred Pitts and wife Lottie of Blowing Rock. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas "Tom" Greene, and three brothers, Arl Pitts, Carl Pitts, and Edward Pitts.


Funeral services for Elizabeth "Lib" Pitts Greene will be conducted Saturday morning, May 4, 2013, at 10:30 AM, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 9:30 until 10:30 AM. Officiating will be Reverend Gordon Noble and Reverend Rudy Hayes. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Blowing Rock.


The family will receive friends Friday evening, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM, at Hampton Funeral Service. At other times, friends may call at the residence, 215 Greene Street, Blowing Rock.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1820 East 7th Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28204.


Online condolences may be sent to the Greene family at


Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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