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Originally published: 2013-05-02 14:47:18
Last modified: 2013-05-02 14:47:16

Elizabeth 'Lib' Pitts Greene

Elizabeth "Lib" Pitts Greene, 83, of 215 Greene Street, Blowing Rock, passed away Wednesday morning, May 1, 2013, at Life Care Center in Banner Elk.

Lib was born Dec. 29, 1929, in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Johnny and Gracie Greene Pitts. She was a retired Quality Control Engineer for IRC/TRW in Boone, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Blowing Rock. Lib was a former, two term, member of the Blowing Rock Town Council, served on the Region D Council of Government, and was a former board member of Blowing Rock Parks and Rec.

Lib is survived by two sons, Jeff Greene and wife, Cheryl, and Thomas Greene, Jr. and his partner, Linda Hartley, and her daughter, Amber Fox, all of Boone; three grandsons, Olyn Miller, Chris Greene and wife, Tori, and Brad Greene, all of Boone; one granddaughter, Laurel Miller of Boone; two great-grandchildren, Abby and Jordin Greene, both of Boone, and one brother, Fred Pitts and wife, Lottie, of Blowing Rock. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas "Tom" Greene, and three brothers, Arl Pitts, Carl Pitts, and Edward Pitts.

Funeral services for Elizabeth "Lib" Pitts Greene were conducted 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body lay in state, at the chapel, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Officiating was the Rev. Gordon Noble and the Rev. Rudy Hayes. Burial followed in Woodlawn Cemetery in Blowing Rock.

The family received friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at Hampton Funeral Service. At other times, friends may call at the residence, 215 Greene Street, Blowing Rock.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1820 East 7th Street, Charlotte, NC, 28204.

Online condolences may be sent to the Greene family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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