Katherine Watson Greene, age 93, of Fleetwood, passed away Tuesday afternoon, May 13, 2014, at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.

Mrs. Greene was born August 20, 1920 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Fred and Loretta Cook Watson. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Paran Baptist Church.

Mrs. Greene is survived by three daughters, Loretta Cornejo and husband Rick of Fleetwood, Karen Lambert and husband Bruce of Crumpler, and Lavila Rash and husband Jerry of Fleetwood; three sons, Paul Frank Greene, Jr. and wife Glenda of Sugar Hill, Georgia, Don Greene and wife Janet of Bristol, Tennessee, and Brice Greene and wife Reta of Fleetwood; seven granddaughters, Michelle Mohalick and husband Michael of Lawrenceville, Georgia, Ramona Hamby and Luray Rominger and husband Kevin, all of Deep Gap, Jeri Cox and husband Brent of Fall Branch, Tennessee, Beverly Hamby of Deep Gap, Maria Kingsley and husband Jason of Fleetwood, and Michelle Rash of West Jefferson, and five grandsons, Paul Frank Greene, III and wife Margie of Brownsburg, Indiana, Donnie Greene of Bristol, Tennessee, Brice Kevin Greene and wife Heather and Bruce Wayne Lambert, II, all of Deep Gap, and Colby Scott Lambert and wife Lynn of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. She is also survived by twenty-five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Frank Greene, Sr.; two great-grandsons, Scotty Wayne Lambert and Jensen Paul Kingsley; one sister, Mary Lee Cyphers, and two brothers, Don Watson and Barney Watson.

Funeral services for Katherine Watson Greene will be conducted Friday afternoon, May 16, 2014, at 12:00 o'clock, at Mount Paran Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 11:00 until 12:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend Sherrill Wellborn, Reverend Reeves Jones, and Reverend Don Greene. Burial will follow in the Mount Paran Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday morning, from 11:00 until 12:00 o'clock, at the church, prior to the service.

Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Paran Baptist Church, in care of Brice Greene, 11820 US Highway 221 South, Fleetwood, North Carolina, 28626.

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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