Lorene (Driver) Greenhaw, age 82, peacefully went to
be with her Lord and Savior on Monday evening,
December 31st, at North Arkansas Regional Medical
Center, surrounded by her husband and children.
She was born May 11, 1930 in Harrison, to Howard
and Opha (Brown) Driver.
Lorene married Darrell Greenhaw in 1949 on New
Year's Eve, and was to celebrate their 63rd
anniversary on the evening of her passing.
She was a 1949 graduate of Harrison High School,
and a graduate of the Floral College of Design in
Lorene was one of the first in high school to work as a
DECA-VICA student, working at Lena Frances Flower
Shop and continued after college to be a designer
there for many years. She also worked as office
manager for Ozark Metal Products until she became
Office Manager for her husband in their business,
Greenhaw Insurance Agency, Inc., where she
continued working until their retirement in 1992.
Lorene was a former member of Pine Street
Missionary Baptist Church where she served as
secretary and pianist for many years. She is currently
a member of Eagle Heights Baptist Church, and the
Joy Sunday School Class. Lorene was a former member
and served as National President of the Chi Sigma Sorority
for several years.
She is survived by her loving and devoted husband,
Darrell Greenhaw, of the home, and her two children
along with their spouses, whom she thought of as her
own; Mike Greenhaw and wife Mary of Springdale,
and Leanna (Greenhaw) McCutchen and husband
Terry Wayne of Harrison.
She has 4 grandchildren that were the pride and joy of
her life, and often said that her favorite was the one
she was with at that moment. They are Tara
(McCutchen) King and husband, Chris of Harrison,
Eric Greenhaw and wife, Anna, Sara (McCutchen)
Fast and husband, BJ, and Neil Greenhaw and wife,
Lauren all from Rogers.
She also has two great grandchildren she dearly loved
and enjoyed; London Grace Greenhaw and Hudson
Michael Greenhaw both of Rogers, and was looking
so forward to the upcoming arrival of two more great
granddaughters to be born in April and May of this
Lorene is also survived by one sister, Faye Jordan, of
Harrison, several nieces and nephews, four sister-inlaws
and their husbands; Evon and Glen Davidson,
Joyce Hankins, Jean Powell, Carolyn Purdy and
Darrell, one brother-in-law and his wife, Charles
Greenhaw and Marge, all whom she loved dearly.
Visitation will be on Thursday, January 3rd from 5:00-
7:00 p.m., and funeral service on Friday, January 4th
at 2:00 p.m., all at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home.
Her grandsons, Neil Greenhaw and Eric Greenhaw
will be officiating, along with her granddaughter-in-law,
Lauren Greenhaw, who will be assisting with the
music. Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
Pallbearers include her grandson-in-laws, BJ Fast,
Chris King, her nephews, Joe Jordan, Wade Jordan,
Robert Dennis and Steve Purdy.
Honorary Pallbearers include, Dr. Charles Klepper, Dr.
Ali Abdelaal, Dr. Bill Mears, The Joy Sunday School
Class and teacher, Bro. Glen Crenshaw of Eagle
Heights Baptist Church, all the nurses in ICU at
NARMC, and Mandy Howell of Inn Style Salon, whom
she loved so much.