Jefferson, N.C. June 20, 1928 April 6, 2008 Thelma Raye Greene Black, age 79 of Jefferson, NC, died Sunday, April 6, 2008 at Ashe Memorial Hospital in Jefferson, NC. Mrs. Black was born June 20, 1928 in Crumpler, NC to the late Spencer and Elsie Zetta Bare Greene. She was preceded in death by two sisters; Clara and Mildred Viola Greene. Mrs. Black worked for Hanes-Sara Lee Knit Products in Jefferson. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel in Jefferson, NC. Reverend Tim Roten, Reverend Gene Shepherd, and Reverend Denton Hart officiated. Burial followed in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens. The family received friends from 12 pm n 2 pm prior to the funeral service at Ashelawn. Mrs. Black is survived by: Her husband: George Black One son: Eddie Black and wife Anita of Jefferson, NC. Two sisters: Ruby Long of Laurel Springs, NC and Lucille Vineyard of Crumpler, NC. One step grandson and several nieces and nephews also survive. You may send condolences to the family through our website www.ashelawn.com. Ashelawn Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.