Mayevan Greer, 93, of Lexington, formerly of Glasgow, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Lexington.
She was born in Mount Hermon, one of nine children, on Jan. 4, 1924.
She was the daughter of the late Varnie and Vennie Proffitt Gentry and the wife of the late Gus Greer. Mrs. Greer was of a great generation of people, who knew hard work and a great faith in God. She was employed by Glasgow Manufacturing for almost 40 years, and a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Mount Hermon, for more than 70 years. The workplace brought her lifetime friendships. Her church family will be eternal.
Survivors include her daughter, Jenny Greer Stringer (Jeff), of Lexington: three grandchildren, Aaron Jeffrey Stringer, Stephen Donald Stringer and Gus Grant Stringer; two great-grandchildren, Jaxson Greer and Ford Stringer; one sister, Bedie Williams, of Glasgow; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by six brothers: Hazel, Huston, Omer, Lester, Sonny and Hubert Gentry; and one sister, Beulah Billingsley.
Funeral services will be 5 p.m. CST Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Lexington Cemetery at 11 a.m. EST Thursday. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 1 until 4 p.m. CST at the funeral home.
Published on May 30, 2017