Dare Greer Greene, age 85, of Highway 421 South, the Stony Fork Community, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Watauga Medical Center.

Mrs. Greene was born January 1, 1929 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Virgil and Euna Claire Church Greer. Whe was a retired cook for Smithy's Department in Wilkesboro and a member of Stony Fork Baptist Church.

Mrs. Greene is survived by one daughter, Carolyn G. Proffit and husband Steve of Boone; one son, James Greene and friend Brenda Brewer of Deep Gap, one granddaughter, Ashley Proffit of Boone; three grandsons, Scott Greene and friend Emily Brown of Lenoir, Jesse Greene and wife Anna of Hickory, and Chris Proffit of Boone; one great-granddaughter, Alani Greene of Hudson; three great-grandsons, Matthew Morgan of Hudson, Elisha Greene and Brenin Greene, both of Lenoir; four sisters, Mozelle Miller of Boone, Juanita Welch of Deep Gap, Lazette Greer of Boone, and Joann Greer and husband Bill of Lenoir; three brothers, Joe Greer and wife Joyce, Shanty Greer, and Mack Greer, all of Boone. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Greene; one granddaughter, Nicky Greene Morgan, and three brothers, Paul, Silas, and Brook Greer.

Funeral services for Dare Greer Greene will be conducted Tuesday afternoon, March 4, 2014, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 12:30 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend Billy Norris and Reverend Sherrill Wellborn. Burial will follow in the Stony Fork Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon, from 12:30 until 2:00 o'clock, at the funeral home, prior to the service.

Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to the Dare Greene Family, 819 Big Hill Road, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.

Online condolences may be sent to the Greene family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.

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

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