Betty Delores Greene

  • Born: January 10, 1937
  • Died: June 19, 2010
  • Location:

Carmon Community Funeral Homes

807 Bloomfield Avenue
Windsor, CT 06095

Tel. (860) 688-2200

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Betty Delores (Geathers) Greene, 73, died unexpectedly on Saturday, June 19, 2010 in East Orange, NJ. Mrs. Greene was born January 10, 1937, in Georgetown, South Carolina to the late Raymond and Isabel (Dobbins) Geathers. Betty was the oldest of nine children. She attended Howard High School and after graduation relocated to Hartford, CT which became her home for many years. She lived the last 30 years in Windsor, CT until her untimely passing. Betty was employed by Pratt & Whitney Aircraft until her retirement in 2002. She was dedicated and dutiful volunteer at the Conference of Churches here in Hartford. She was a loyal and faithful member of the Metropolitan AME Zion Church where she served on numerous committees and in many capacities including serving as President of the Stewardess Ministry and as a member of the Ushers’ Ministry. She was secretary of the Sunday School and also served as a vital part of the Culinary Ministry. For several years, she was a delegate to the Western District and New England Annual Conference; and was chairperson of one of the 175th Anniversary sub-committees. Betty enjoyed surrounding herself with her family and friends, cooking and entertaining people at her home. Betty was predeceased by her husband, James Greene; her mother and father, Isabel and Raymond Geathers; her brothers, Oscar and James Geathers; and her sisters, Gladys Hodge and Brenda Geathers. She is survived by her children, Wyontena Greene, James Greene Jr., and Diane Mitchell; her sisters, Claudia Geathers of Richmond, CA and Ramon Ann Duncan of Hartford; a brother, Everett Geathers and his wife Joanne of Las Vegas, NV; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.