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Emma L. Greene, 76, of Danville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior early morning Saturday, March 4, 2017.
Emma was born the daughter of John and Oillie Musser on June 14, 1940, in Smyth County, Va.
Emma married the love of her life, James Greene, on Sept. 28, 1957, in Germantown, Md. He was in the United States Army at Fort George G. Meade in Maryland. Together they had three sons.
Surviving Emma is her husband, James; one son, James Jr.; two brothers, Charles and Roy; and four sisters Sarah, Margie, Lucille and Betty. She was preceded in death by her two sons, Mark and Robert; her parents; and one brother.
Emma accepted Jesus Christ as her personal savior in 1973. Emma was a member of Edgewood Baptist for 39 years, then joined Faith Baptist Church.
She was a great housewife and mother. Emma did work for two years as the assistant manager at The Main Dollar Store. She then worked part time at Burklewitz Luggage for several years. She enjoyed working in the yard and helping others.
A celebration of Emma's life will be at 11 a.m. Friday March 10, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Officiating will be Pastor Allan Rudie. A visitation will 10-11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial to follow at Danville National Cemetery.
Please join Emma's family sharing memories and pictures on her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on  March 7, 2017
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