Funeral services for Verlean Felts-Greer will be held on Saturday, July23 at 11 a.m. in the Robert Lee Brown Memorial Chapel.
Funeral services for Verlean Felts-Greer will be held on Saturday, July23 at 11 a.m. in the Robert Lee Brown Memorial Chapel. Burial will be at Oakgrove No. 3 Cemetery. There will be a visitation on Friday, July 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Robert Lee Brown Memorial Chapel.
Verlean Felts Greer was born on May 28, 1937 to Izola Victoria Felts and William Thomas whom have preceded her in death as well as her three aunts, Florence Guy, Maxine English, and Mary King; two uncles, Stokes Felts, Honey Felts; a sister, Larita Boyd; her grandparents, Suzie and Willie Felts; and three cousins, Oscar, Geno, and Charlene.
Verlean confessed a hope in Christ at an early age at the Silver Cloud M.B. Church in Helena. She received her formal education in Helena-West Helena School District. She studied nursing and bookkeeping at Phillips Community College.
She worked as a cook at Nick’s Cafe for six years. She worked as a housekeeper in private homes for 40 years and a part-time bookkeeping for five years or more until the age of 65 when she retired.
On Thursday, July 14, 2011, she departed this world when God called her home at sunrise to be with him and she answered yes Lord and went without a fuss. Verlean leaves to cherish her memory, husband, John Greer; a daughter, Jerline Douglas; four sisters, Betty, Wilma, Diana and Doris; a brother, Floyd; six grandchildren, Sonia, Bobby, Elton, Teresa, Roselyn and Antwan; two cousins, Florida Lewis Guy and Odessia Guy; and 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, and family and friends.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook at: www.brownshomeforfuneralsinc.com.