Judy Lynn Roberson Greene, 67, of Pinehurst, NC passed away peacefully on May 17th, 2017 at UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, NC.
She was born on August 12, 1949 in Pensacola, Florida to Harold and Mildred Roberson. Judy spent her early years traveling with her parents during her father's naval career.
Judy attended Troy State University in Troy, Alabama graduating with a bachelor’s degree. She taught art before marrying her husband of 41 years, Michael Greene. Together they traveled the world. Wherever they were stationed Judy became an active member and leader of her community. Eventually settling in Washingtonville, New York, she returned to her calling as a teacher. She served the Bishop Dunn Memorial School for more than a decade, always finding joy in her time with children. She and her family came to Pinehurst recently to support her parents. Judy cherished her family and held most closely the love of family.
She is preceded in death by her mother.
She is survived by her husband Lt. Col Michael R. Greene USMC (retired); son Maj Michael Roberson Greene USMCR (Alex Anne); daughter Christine Greene Roe (Dan); grandsons Joseph and Nicholas Greene; father LCDR Harold J. Roberson USN (retired); brother Edwin Roberson (Mary); niece Julie McNicol (Shawn); nephew LT Cason Roberson USN (Shelley); grandnieces Rowan and Briar McNicol; and grandnephews Davis, William, Tullis, and Payne Roberson. She held a special place in her heart for her dear friend Sally Tangen Davis.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Sunday May 21, 2017 at Boles Funeral Home in Pinehurst. A funeral mass will be held on May 22, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pinehurst with Rev. Philip Johnson officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be directed to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at CB #7295 UNC-CH Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7295 or online at unclineberger.org