Phyllis McQueen Greene, 96, formerly of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at Riviera Palms Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Palmetto, Fla. Born on July 2, 1927, in Richmond County, N.C., she was the son of the late Carl McQueen and Beulah Jenkins McQueen.
Mrs. Greene was a former active member of Jones Spring United Methodist Church in Ellerbe, N.C., where she sang in the church choir.
In addition to her parents, Carl and Beulah McQueen, she was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Coolidge Greene; her son-in-law, Harold Ervin Smith; grandson, Tim Smith; and 12 brothers and sisters.
Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Ralph Greene and his wife Sandra; daughter, Patricia “Patsy” Greene Smith; grandchildren, Ralph Green Jr. and his wife Tonya, Bradley Greene and his wife Sarah, and Tony Smit and his wife Crystal; great-grandchildren, Jayden Greene, Drea Greene, Aivree Greene, Anthony Smith, Matt Smith, and Layne Smith; sisters, Evelyn and Louise; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2023, at Jones Springs Church Cemetery in Derby (Ellerbe), N.C.
Nicholson Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family.