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Margaret "Peggy" Payne Greene

July 28, 1921 — August 5, 2022

Margaret “Peggy” Payne Greene, 101, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022, at her home in Arlington, Virginia.
Margaret was born July 28, 1921 in Darlington Heights, VA to Mollie and Jim Payne. She was educated in Prince Edward Co. Schools and received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Stetson University in Deland FL. She married Jesse L. Greene in 1943 and they built a home in Arlington VA when it was still pastureland. She worked as Assistant Treasurer of George Washington University until her retirement at age 70. She became a member of Alpha XI Delta Sorority at Stetson Univ. and stayed active in sorority affairs throughout her life as an alumnae member. She served as a Deacon, Trustee, and on many Committees at the Westover Baptist Church. She was involved in the Quota Club, Civic Association, Mortar Board, and National Association of college and University Business Officers.
She was the last remaining member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Mollie and Jim Payne as well as her 5 siblings and their spouses: Mary Davis(Bill) of Deland FL, Olive Wilkerson (Emmitt) of Roxboro NC, Edward Payne(Virginia) of Chase City VA, Gertrude Radkevich (Henry) of Darlington Heights, VA and Leona Gibson (Aubrey) of Cullen VA She is survived by 2 nephews: Henry Gibson, Cullen, VA and Jim Payne of Orangeburg SC, 3 nieces: Susan Bankston of Keysville VA , Marie Radkevich of Oviedo FL and Ann Wilkerson of Roxboro NC. In addition there are numerous great nieces and nephews.
Margaret “Peggy” was loved by all who came in contact with her and will be profoundly missed. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 10:00AM in Spring Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. A Memorial Service for Margaret P Greene will be held Sundayt, August 14 at 2:00 p.m. at Westover Baptist Church, Arlington VA.
Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family. www.puckettfh.com.

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