Anita Worley-Green

May 10, 2013

1946 — 2013

CANDLER —  Nina Anita Worley-Green, 66, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, at John F. Keever Solace Center.

A native of Haywood County, she was a daughter of Jim Worley and the late Maryland Scott Worley.  In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by a sister, Jane McGaha.  In 2012, Anita retired from the Black Mountain Center with 20 years of service and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.  She was very active with the Buncombe County Special Olympics and a coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Memory Walk.

In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband, Walter C. Green; three daughters, Kathryn Jones and Jennifer Jones Boone (Steven), both of Weaverville, and Nina Jones Edmonds (Jason), of Barnardsville; two sons, Mark Alan Jones, of Burnsville, and Nathan Lee Jones (Carolina), of Destin, Florida; two sisters, Darlene Surrett and Edna Lee Willis, both of Canton; two brothers, Joe Carroll Worley and Jennings Worley, both of Canton; and six grandchildren, Trent, Autumn, and Brooke Sutton, Casey and Cierra Boone and Kailey Edmonds.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Trinity Baptist Church in Asheville, with the Revs. Dr. Ralph Sexton, Lenny Rogers, Dr. Bob Doom, and Danny Hardin officiating.  Burial will follow at Bon-A-Venture Cemetery on Newfound Road.  The family will receive friends from noon to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Care Partners Hospice Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC  28813.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at,

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