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Margie Watts Green

Margie Watts Green

Margie Watts Green passed away peacefully July 30, 2016, at Sunnybrook Assisted Living in Hendersonville, NC. surrounded by her family and after a long and meaningful life.
Born in Shreveport, La., August 5, 1921, Margie was preceded in death by her husband, R. Don Green, and a young son, Donnie Jr. She was the daughter of the late Cora Moore and Jay Daniel Watts, and younger sister of Edith Watts DeBroeck, Loy Hinton Watts, Faye Watts DeBroeck and J.D. Watts Jr.
Margie moved to New Orleans in 1966, and after a few years became a valued employee in the corporate offices of J. Ray McDermott, until her retirement in 1994. Margie took pride in everything she did, and was meticulous and considerate in all her responsibilities in both public and family life.
As a young woman she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Shreveport, and on moving to New Orleans, her spiritual home became Oak Park Baptist. After moving to NC in 2004, the First Baptist Church of Hendersonville became her holy ground. Her faithfulness is likely still remembered in corners of these 3 churches.
She is survived by her daughter, Loy Lauden-Stowell of Zirconia, NC; her grand-daughters Lacey Loy Lauden and Lorelei Lauden Scollin of Hendersonville, and Lindsey Lauden Miguelez of Asheville, NC.; 6 great-grandsons: Aaron Romano, Kevin Roberts, Justin Legnon, Ian & Jude Scollin, and Adrian Miguelez; and 2 great-grand-daughters: Megan Legnon and Naomi Miguelez, plus beloved son & grandsons-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services to celebrate her life on her 91st Birthday will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5th, 2016 in Thos. Shepherd’s Church Street Chapel officiated by the Reverend Howard Hanger.
The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service in the chapel.
Graveside Services are planned for the afternoon of August 10th in Shreveport, La. at Forest Park East.
In lieu of flowers, donations are invited to The Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County NC, P.O. Box 1460 Hendersonville, NC 28793.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.