Obituary for Evelyn Virginia (Edwards) Greene Evelyn Virginia (Edwards) Greene age 86 departed this life from natural causes, at 11:10 AM on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at her home in Glen Burnie, Maryland surrounded by her family. Evelyn was born on August 4, 1928 to the late Melvin Asbury and Pearl Irene (Hammond) Edwards.
Evelyn attended Marley Neck Elementary School and Bates High School located in Anne Arundel County. On October 3, 1946, Evelyn married Clayton Greene, Sr. at the home of Clayton’s grandparents, the late Rev. Charles A. Pearmon and Lillie C. Pearmon, located in Freetown. This union was officiated by the late Rev. J.D. Brown, Pastor of Hall United Methodist Church. Evelyn and Clayton recently celebrated their 68th Wedding Anniversary at a dinner hosted by their family.
At a young age, Evelyn joined Hall United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Epworth League (now UMYF), former President of the United Methodist Women, and member of the first Young Adult Choir of Hall United Methodist Church. In addition, Evelyn served as President of the PTA at Freetown Elementary School.
Her sisters, Dorothy Irene Callahan and Helen Marie Glenn, preceded Evelyn in death. Evelyn is survived by her husband, Clayton Sr.; two daughters, Rev. Paulette V. Jones (Richard), Ruth A. Allen; two sons, Judge Clayton Greene, Jr. (Janice), David E. Greene; six grandchildren, Adrian P. Jones (Christy), Antonio R. Scott (Jewel), Monica R. Jones, Patrick V. Allen, Clayton Greene, III, Jonathan C. Greene (Deanna), and eight great-grandchildren; her sister, Bessie Mae Day; her brother-in-laws, Oriey Glenn, Sr. and Rev. Wesley Callahan; her lifelong friend, Dora Levroney; her godson and nephew, Harrison R. Day, Jr.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and special friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 5, 10:30 AM at Hall United Methodist Church, 7780 Solley Road, Glen Burnie. The family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment at Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville; professional services provided by Joseph H. Brown, Jr. Funeral Home, P.A. Baltimore, MD. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122.