Monica Lynn Greene was born in Chicago, IL on February 25, 1967 and departed this life on October 13, 2019 in Asheville, NC. She was the daughter of the late Peggy and Ashley Farr. She attended James H. Bowen High School and graduated in 1985. Monica went on to attend Southern Illinois University, where she completed courses in Sociology. In 1990, Monica married Myron Washington. Out of this union came Ryan Washington, Kia Washington, and Kevin Washington. Later, Monica settled in Asheville, NC where she embraced a legacy of family and friends, whom she loved dearly. While in Asheville, she joined the Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church where the pastor is Rev. John Wesley Brewster.
Monica enjoyed life and sharing special moments with family and friends. She was creative and took delight in creating jewelry. She also adored going on short road trips, playing games on her IPad, reading Bible verses, and listening to music. Never meeting a stranger, her great sense of humor and love for others made Monica a sincere pleasure to spend time around. One of her last conversations expressed her love for her family. "I love ya'll and I'm glad I got to see y'all."
Monica is preceded in death by her parents, Peggy and Ashley Farr; and grandson, Ryan Washington Jr. Monica leaves to cherish, two sons, Ryan Washington (Demika), Kevin Washington of Asheville, NC; two daughters, Brigitte Washington, Kia Washington of Asheville, NC; six brothers, Russell Greene (Tanya), Brian Greene (Wanda), Derek Greene, and Ronald Farr all of Chicago, IL; Justin Greene and Perrin Greene of Duncan, SC; two sisters, Brigitte Brown (Ricky) of Indian Trail, NC, and Rose Farr of Chicago, IL. A host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Family Viewing/visitation will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 5:00-6:00 pm at the chapel of Ray Funeral & Cremation Service.
Viewing/Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 1:00-2:00 pm at Leak & Sons Funeral Home in Chicago, IL with funeral service to follow at 2:00 pm.
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