December 31, 1917 – June 28, 2011
Davis Funeral Service
1003 E. Franklin Street
Monroe, NC 28112
Visitation and Services
The family will receive friends Thursday night (June 30, 2011) from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Davis Funeral Home; 1003 East Franklin Street in Monroe.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 4:00 PM Friday (July 1, 2011) at Davis Funeral Chapel, officiated by Elder Gary Lowe and Elder Larry Austin. Interment will follow in Crooked Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Bessie Mullis Green of Monroe, passed away on Tuesday (June 28, 2011) at Hospice of Union County.
Mrs. Green was born in Union County on December 31, 1917 to Lemuel Franklin and Carra Isabel Williams Mullis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wriston William Green; son, Franklin Wilson Green; great-grandson, Forrest Price; and siblings, Goldie Nance, Arlie Mullis, Dalton Mullis, Hoyle Mullis, Manilla Kiker, Velma Kiker, and Nolen Mullis.
She is survived by her children, Harold Greene (Audrey) of Locust, Jane Penegar (Johnny) of Monroe, Laraine Russell (Kenneth) of Polkton, Darice Greene (Renea) of Oakboro, Dwain Greene (Robin) of Monroe, Candace Phillips (Dale) of Monroe; her grandchildren, Lisa M. Greene, Lori Keziah (Doug), Levi Greene (Dee), Michelle Whitaker (Ronnie), Shana Byers (Mark), Talisha Russell, Matthew Greene, Christy Maloney (Scott), Plushette Price (Brian), Denise Horne (Jeff), Lemuel Greene (Lisa), Hope Tyler (Tal), and Hannah Phillips; her great-grandchildren, Lauren and Josh Deason, Landon, Cameron, Chloe and Charity Keziah, Bridget Greene, Greyson and Collin Whitaker, Ellison and Kendall Byers, Garrett and Grace Price, Jared Horne, Logan and Lincoln Greene, Trey and Lucas Tyler; her great-great-grandchildren, Dallas Allen and Jaelyne Deason. Other family members include Barbara Greene, the mother of Harold’s children; and Penny Greene, the mother of Dwain’s children. She is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces, who loved her dearly.
The family would like to thank her caregivers, Laura Deese and the staff of Hospice of Union County, especially Nancy Jenkins, Thelma Byerly, Angela Hinson, Colleen Dower, Kim Outen, and Sarah Rivers, for their love and support, as well as Union County Transportation.
Pallbearers for the service will be grandsons and great-grandsons, Lemuel Greene, Levi Greene, Matthew Greene, Joshua Deason, Landon Keziah, Cameron Keziah, Garrett Price, and Greyson Whitaker. Honorary pallbearers are Ellison Byers, Trey Tyler, and Collin Whitaker.
Davis Funeral Home of Monroe is serving the family of Mrs. Green.
Preferred Charities and Donations
Memorials may be made to:
Hospice of Union County
700 West Roosevelt Boulevard
Monroe, North Carolina 28110
Union County Transportation
610 Patton Avenue
Monroe, North Carolina 28110
Union County Council on Aging
P.O. Box 185
Monroe, North Carolina 28111