Virgie Ann Moose Parker Greene, 85, of Newton, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 25, 2021, surrounded by her family.

Born on March 4, 1936, in Iredell County, N.C., she was the daughter to the late John Monroe and Cora Viola Moore Moose. Virgie loved the Lord and was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family along with her church family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Rev. Harvey Ray Parker; second husband, Rev. James Greene; son, Rev. Carroll Ray Parker; brothers, Jess, Frank, Richard, Rev. Ralph and Bill Moose; sisters, Evelyn Messick, Mildred McGuire and Ruby Murdock; and stepdaughter, Judy Harkey.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Patty (Rev. Bobby) Dishman and Janie (Carol) Benfield; grandchildren, Micah (Meredith) Dishman, Gregory Parker, Cassaundra (Ronnie) Crain, Angela (Charles) Jent, and Abigail (Pete) Mazelin; 10 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; stepson, James (Sandra) Greene; stepdaughters, Doris Greene and Brenda (Johnny) Hope; three step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren and many other loving family members.

The family will gather and received friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Nicholson Funeral Home. A funeral service will start at 2 p.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel and will be livestreamed.

Burial will be Monday, March 29, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Iredell Memorial Gardens in Statesville.

The family would like to thank Virgie’s caregivers and Carolina Caring for their care during this time.

For those who prefer, memorials may be made to Carolina Caring in Virgie’s name, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.

Memories and condolences may be left for the family at

Nicholson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Parker/Greene Family.

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