Willa Mae (Buchanan) Green (1923 - 2012)

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DALLAS, N.C. - Willa Mae Green, 89, of 2780 X-Ray Drive, formerly of Dallas, passed away June 15, 2012, at Peak Resources.

Willa Mae was born Jan. 23, 1923, to the late Silas Nelson and Sally Sutton Buchanan in Jackson County.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Green was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Grover Green; sisters, Ida Mae Mauney and Edith Hall; and brothers, James Buchanan and Bill Buchanan.

After retiring from Sherman Textiles in Dallas, she and her husband moved back to Jackson County in 1983. She loved cooking and baking for friends and family. Quilting and crafts were two of the things she loved most. She loved being outdoors. Willa Mae was also a lifelong member of Old Savannah Baptist Church.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Leroy Mobley officiating.

The family will be receiving guest an hour prior to the service.

A graveside service will be at Old Savannah Baptist Church cemetery in Sylva.

Survivors include sons, Jerry D. Green and wife, Debbie, Stephen M. Green and wife, Janice, and Milton Green and companion, Susan Dow; daughter, Linda Green Dyer, and husband, Steve; brother, Silas Buchanan of Fresno, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are with Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC, 704 864-5144.
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Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home
2916 Union Road Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 864-5144
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Published in Gaston Gazette from June 16 to June 18, 2012
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