Mary Green


Mary Martha Bearfield Green, 81, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at her residence in Soddy-Daisy.

She was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed spending her time singing and painting landscape pictures.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Bearfield and Bertha Henson Verner; daughter, Cathy Collins; and brothers: Carl Bearfield and Arliss Bearfield.

She is survived by four children: Jane Lasley and husband, Rick, of Soddy-Daisy, Mary Ellen Lynn and husband, Charles, of Cleveland, Susan Hammonds and husband, Terry, of Sesser, Ill., Alice Wright and husband, Bobby, of Soddy-Daisy; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; two sisters: Brenda Raper and husband, Clyde, of Farner, and Lois Sparks and husband, George, of Cleveland; brother, Leroy Verner and wife, Jane, of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Her Life will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory, with Pastor Adam Harden officiating.

Interment will follow in Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery, with Anthony Lynn, Jonathan Lynn, Dustin Lasley, Dewayne Johnson, and Coby Brown serving as pallbearers. Christopher Wright and David Millard will serve as honorary pallbearers. A white dove release ceremony and the playing of bagpipes will conclude the service.

The service will be live-streamed on Ralph Buckner Funeral Home's Facebook page.

The family would like to thank Jessica Lachure of Hearth Hospice for her compassionate care of our mother.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Green family guestbook at


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