Sandra K. Greene, age 67, Erwin, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at her residence, while she was surrounded by her loving family. She was a native of Bakersville, NC before moving to Unicoi County thirty-eight years ago. Sandra is a daughter of the late Arthur and Kate Burleson Hobson.
She was a homemaker and member of Cloudland Baptist Church, Fork Mountain Community, NC. Sandra formerly worked as a CNA at Erwin Health Care Center.
She volunteered for Dawn of Hope, UCHS Gridiron Club, CHIPS and Center on Aging and Health where she started the Bingo Bucks Program. Sandra always enjoyed helping other people and just had a great heart for all people.
She was a very talented seamstress and made her daughter's wedding dress and wedding dresses for other friends of the family. Sandra always enjoyed making crafts.
She was a loving and devoted wife, Nanny, sister and was known for being everyone's “Nanny”. Sandra was a great cook and loved cooking for her family and their friends. She always opened her home up to teenagers and took care of them.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters: Carolyn Hobson, Milly Smith and Vivian Peterson.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her devoted and loving husband of forty-seven years, Marvin Greene; one son, Joe Greene; one daughter, Carol “Dodie” Dawson, all of Erwin; five grandchildren: Robert “Bobby” Dawson, Katelynn Dembowczyk, Abbagale Greene, Savannah Dawson and Joseph Greene; one great grandchild, Wyatt James Dembowczyk; two brothers: Cecil Hobson (Mary), Douglas Hobson (Mary Ellen), all of Bakersville; one sister, Francis “Nelle” Willis, Morganton; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will have a celebration of Sandra's life at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Unicoi United Methodist Church New Life Center.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in memory of Sandra to: Fairview United Methodist Church Youth Group Mission Trip, 878 Hwy 81 N., Jonesborough, TN 37659 or go online to make a donation: www.gofundme.com/f/fairview-umc-youth-mission-trip
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Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Greene family. (423) 743-1380.