Mrs. Marcella Marie Guy Greene, age 89, of Phillips Road Elk Park, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 17, 2014 at Watauga Medical Center.

Born February 6, 1925 in Avery County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Nora Phillips Guy. Marie was a member of Beech Creek Regular Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening and living a quiet, simple life.


She is survived by two daughters, Janet Trivett and husband Henry of Boone and Judy Freeman and husband Donn of Raleigh, one son, Jerry Greene and wife Patsy of Elk Park, seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Greene, one sister, Ruby Hicks, and two brothers, Jack and Ray Guy.

Funeral services for Mrs. Marie Guy Greene will be conducted Sunday afternoon, April 20, 2014 at 3 o’clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Dean Shepherd. Burial will follow in the Flat Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon prior to the service from 2 until 3 o’clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. The family respectfully requests no food or flowers and suggests memorials to the Beech Creek Regular Baptist Church, in care of Danny Stines, 445 Sam Eller Road, Elk Park, NC 28622 or to a Charity of Donors Choice. Online condolences may be shared with the Greene family at

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Greene family.


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