Tamatha L. Greene

May 28, 1967 ~ February 22, 2021 (age 53)


Tamatha L. Greene 53, of Charleston, SC passed away Monday, February 22, 2021, at MUSC in Charleston. She was the daughter of Mother Ethel Greene. Services are entrusted to Allen Funeral Home of Walterboro. We welcome you to provide your thoughts and memories on our Tribute Wall.



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Tamatha Lynn Greene was born May 28, 1967, to the late Ervin L. Greene and Ethel L. Greene in Elmira, New York. Tammy, as she was more affectionately called, attended grade school in Elmira, New York. The family decided to leave the snow and blistery winters behind and relocate to Charleston where Tammy continued her education at Albermarle Elementary and St. Andrews High Schools. She graduated with honors fourth in her class in 1985. After graduation, she attended the College of Charleston and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology in 1993. She spent another four years at the college and received two additional degrees in Cytology and Histotech. Tammy worked at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Cytology where she worked until she retired in 2007 due to her illness. She enjoyed her work and was dutiful to her assignments even while she struggled for years with Sickle Cell Anemia disease. Tammy joined Calvary A.M.E. Church where she served faithfully on the choir playing the guitar. She taught herself the guitar and enjoyed writing, composing, and producing music. She played with several bands in the Charleston area. She was preceded in death by her grandmother Lucille W. Gadson and one sister, Michele Li Greene. She leaves to mourn her passing: her beloved and dedicated mother, Ethel L. Greene; one brother, Dea. Kevin L. (Donna) Greene, Sr.; nephews Kevin (Raven) Greene, Jr., Brandon Smalls; Loren V. (Peri) Morris; Niece, Candice Greene; five uncles, John (Wilhelmina) Gadsden, Ronald (Debra) Gadson, Stanly (Alma) Gadson, Terryl Gadson, Derryl (Theresa) Gadson; four aunts, Beverly (Cyrus Jr) Gadson-Birch; Richardine Jackson; Gwendolyn (Nelson) Bobo, Nikita Gadsden; a host of cousins, friends, the McClain Family and a special friend and co-worker, Colleen Snow.

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February 26, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Murray's Mortuary
4060 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405

Graveside Service
February 27, 2021

1:00 PM
Live Oak Cemetery
3093 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414

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