Clara J. Green
1936 – 2012
CANTON — Clara Johnson Green, 76, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Silver Bluff Nursing Home.
A native of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late Walter Albert and Lois Mathews Johnson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Green, who died in 2001; a son, Gary Steven Green, who died in 2008; one sister, Catherine Burch; and three brothers, Ray, Harry and Richard Johnson. Clara was a member of Fishing Creek Baptist Church in Tignal, Georgia. She loved reading, working puzzles, swimming, antiquing, square dancing, but most of all playing with her great-grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters, Joyce Green Jennings, and her husband, Lee, of Seneca, South Carolina, and Patsy Green Hagood, and her husband, Larry, of Canton; one son, Danny Ray Green, and his wife, Julie, of Waynesville; two sisters, Doris Powell, and her husband, Sam, of Clyde, and Nellie Almond, of Marion; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Roy Kilby officiating. Burial will follow at Bon-A-Venture Cemetery on Old Clyde Road. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to MedWest-Haywood Hospice, 560 Leroy George Dr., Clyde, NC 28721 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3800 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte, NC 28215.
For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.