Obit: Margaret Greene

Obit: Margaret Greene

July 10th, 2011 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

SOUTH PITTSBURG Margaret Matilda Wiggins Greene, 83, died at a local nursing home on Thursday, July 7, 2011.The daughter of the late James Cecil and Rosa Ella Cargyle Wiggins, Mrs. Greene lived most of her life in South Pittsburg, graduated from McReynolds High School, Livingston College in Salisbury, N.C., Ohio State University and Tennessee A&I and was a school teacher in both Marion County, Tenn., and Walker County, Ga. She was a member of Brakebill Chapel AME Zion Church.She also was preceded in death by her daughter, Patrice McClure; and brother, James W. Wiggins.Mrs. Greene is survived by her son-in-law, Lawrence McClure, of Knoxville; granddaughter, Julee Carol Bethann McClure, of Knoxville; brother, Charles (Mary) Wiggins, of Bridgeport, Ala.; nephews, Steve Wiggins, of Chattanooga and James Richard (LTyana) Wiggins, of Lawrenceville, Ga.; niece, Lela (Kevin) Helmholt, of Chattanooga; and several great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.Funeral services will be held at Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg at 2 p.m. CDT on Monday, July 11, with the Rev. Ronnie Case officiating.Interment will be in Cumberland View Cemetery in Kimball, Tenn.Condolences may be sent by visiting our website, www.rogersfuneralhome.com.The family will receive friends at Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. CDT on Monday, July 11.