Opal L. Greene
Opal L. Greene, 100, of Livingston, Tenn., and formerly of Mt. Vernon,
died at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 6, 2007, at Livingston Regional
Hospital in Livingston, Tenn.
She was born Jan. 12, 1907, in Bluford, a daughter of Mark and Florence
“Flossie” (Williamson) Martin. She married Wayne Greene on Nov. 1,
1930, in Bluford; he preceded her in death on June 22, 1960.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at East Hickory Hill
Cemetery in Bluford with the Rev. Merle Fullerton officiating. Interment will
follow. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Hughey Funeral Home
in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Greene was retired from the State of Illinois TB Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
She had a State of Illinois teacher certificate and attended Southern Illinois
University-Carbondale. She was also a member of First Baptist Church in
She is survived by a daughter, Myrna L. Bayer of Alpine, Tenn.; a son, Robert
Wayne Greene of Florida; two grandchildren, Melvin Wayne Bayer and Melinda Bayer
Allen; three great-grandchildren, Kayla Beth Bayer Needham, Nathan K.
Allen and Natalee Jean Allen; a great-great-granddaughter, Abigail Needham;
and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one son,
Jerry D. Greene; two brothers, Samuel P. Martin and Mark Martin Jr.; a sister,
Ruby; a great-grandson, Kyle Wayne Bayer; and a son-in-law, Melvin Bayer.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where
friends may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for more
information or to send condolences.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: July 07, 2007
Submitted by Robert W. Loman