Betty J. Greene, 74, of Corpus Christi passed away Monday, Oct. 25, 2010.

She was born Jan. 3, 1936 in Danville, Ken., to Alvin Emmett and Laura Eloise Dexter Webb. Mrs. Greene was a homemaker, a member of Calallen Baptist Church, the Order of the Eastern Star and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Melissa Ayn Zissa.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Dunham Garrett Greene of Corpus Christi; her daughters, Laura (Clark) Slacum of Orange, and Robin (Rick) Ford of Corpus Christi; a son-in-law, Don Zissa of Houston; her brother, James (Dianne) Webb of Astor, Fla.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Graveside funeral services were conducted at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, with Brother Jack Willoughby officiating. Burial followed.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make contributions to the American Diabetes Association.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home