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Mariah Greening Center
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Birth: 1878
Death: Jul. 19, 1969

Mrs. Mariah Center, oldest of 14 children of William and Sisley Greening. She was born in Ouachita County. She was the 2nd wife of Willis Center and to this union 2 children were born, which one survives, Mrs. Margarete Winston.

She joined the AME Church at an early age. After moving to Camden she joined St James AME Church and remained a member until death.

She departed this life July 19, 1969 at 1:35 pm. She leaves to mourn her last daughter, Mrs. Margarete Winston of Little Rock, Arkansas; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Brooksie Center, Camden; Mrs. Pernella Anderson, Detroit, Michigan; Mrs. Sally Johnson, St. Louis, Missouri; two step sons, Dr. T.J. Center, St. Louis and William Center, Camden. One sister Mrs. Augusta Rogers, Camden; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Jewel Center, St. Louis; 10 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Her funeral was held, Thursday, July 24, 1969 at 1:00 pm at The New St. James AME Church, 241 Center Street, Camden, Arkansas. Rev. N.L. Dove officiated. Interment was in Mt. Zion Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Greening (1852 - 1934)
  Sisley Joe Greening (1853 - 1936)
 
 Siblings:
  Josie Greening Walter*
  Mariah Greening Center (1878 - 1969)
  Enex Greening (1882 - 1928)*
  George F Greening (1883 - 1954)*
  Amos Greening (1886 - 1939)*
  Granville Greening (1887 - 1943)*
  Jerry Greening (1888 - 1892)*
  Augusta Greening Rogers (1889 - 1990)*
  Sylvesta Greening Jackson (1891 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Beloved Aunt"
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Ouachita County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: 733
Record added: Feb 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65882439
Mariah <i>Greening</i> Center
Added by: 733
 
Mariah <i>Greening</i> Center
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 Added: Feb. 16, 2013
 
 
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