NEWPORT NEWS - Mrs. Clara Greene, 70, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at her home.
A native of Newport News, she was retired from the city's Parks and Recreation Department.
Clara was preceded in death by her mother, Mary White and her father, Horace Johnson.
She is survived by her husband and mate of 30 years, Joseph Greene Jr.; her three daughters, Regina and Adriane Hill and Lanelle Scott; her sister, Ellen Madison (Ernest); her brothers, Min. James W. Brown (Won) and Robert H. Brown; her grandsons, Alan Greene, Cameron Hill, Vashon Gordon; and a host of other grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; her special friends, Mr. and Mrs. Mac McClelland, Lisa, Patricia, Mildred (Pigeon), Elsie and Marilyn; and a host of other loving relatives and many caring friends.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at New Beech Grove Baptist Church, 326 Tabbs Lane, Newport News, Va., with the Rev. James W. Brown, officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 456 Ashton Green Blvd., by 10 a.m. on Saturday and they are also receiving friends at the same address. Mrs. Greene may be viewed only in the church on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. until the hour of her service.
Professional services entrusted to the staff of Whiting's Funeral Home, 7005 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23188, (757)229-3011. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.