Jewel Mae Jones Greene, 78, of Burkett Road, Boone, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014 at her home.

Born September 7, 1935 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Edd Finley and Elsie Miller Jones. Jewel was a member of South Fork Baptist Church and attended Boone United Methodist Church. She was a wife, mother, and grandmother who dearly loved her family.


Mrs. Greene is survived by her children, Kathy Greene Butler and husband, Richard, Martha Greene Presnell and husband, Don, and Eric Greene, all of Boone; three grandchildren, Chelsey Butler of Boulder, Colorado, Chandler Butler of Avon, and Sophia Presnell of Boone; and her sister, Joann Jones of Todd.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vern Lee Greene; two brothers, Tommy and Roy Jones.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon, July 13, 2014, at 3 o'clock at Boone United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Jeff McLean and Rev. Jason Byasee. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 1 until 3 o'clock, prior to services, at the church. Burial will follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens.

The family respectfully requests no food or flowers, and suggests memorials to Medi Home Health & Hospice, 400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 102, Boone, or to Boone United Methodist Church Children Program, 471 New Market Blvd., Boone, NC 28607.

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