OBITUARY - MARY ELLEN (KIBBE) GREENE
Mary Ellen GREENE, the daughter of Henry Arthur and Ollie Mae (KIMBLE) KIBBE, was born August 22, 1939, in Benton, IA. She
attended the Mount Ayr, IA. schools.
Mary passed away at the Fairfax Community Hospital, Fairfax, MO, January 23, 2000, at
the age of 60 years.
In January, 1958, she was united in marriage to Ernest GREENE. Together they had three children,
Debbie, Dennis and Diana. They were later divorced.
Mary worked as a Fashion Two Twenty Consultant, a bartender/-cook, and a
nurses' aide. She enjoyed country western music and dancing. her favorite hobby was trying to keep up with her five
grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Survivors include one son, Dennis GREENE, Tarkio, MO; two daughters, Debbie GREENE
and Ernie HOWELL and Diana WHITTINGTON and husband, John, all of Tarkio; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; six brothers,
Charles KIBBE, St. Joseph, MO, Donald KIBBE, Mount Ayr, IA, Dean KIBBE, San Jose, CA, Richard KIBBE, Wever, IA, John KIBBE,
Portland, OR, and David KIBBE, Corning, IA; and three sisters, Dorothy BURGEMEYER, Columbia, MO, and Barbara FOLAND and Patty
MUSICK, both of Grant City, MO.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant sibling and a brother, Robert
Funeral services were held January 25, 2000, at the Davis Funeral Home in Tarkio, Missouri with
Reverand Glenn SCOTT conducting the service. Noram MATTSON and Shawn MINTER provided music. Casketbearers were
Ted FOLAND, Mike TUNNELL, John WHITTINGTON, Ernie GREENE, Ernie HOWELL and Duane KIBBE.
Interment was in the
Cemetery, Tarkio, Missouri.
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