Isabell Mazetta Greene, lovingly known as Iz, of Pinehurst, passed away peacefully Monday, October 11, 2021, at FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care in Pinehurst, NC.
Isabell was born May 30, 1926, in Rock Hill, SC to the late Emma Jane McCorey Henderson and Robert Henderson of Spencer, NC. Isabell moved to Harlem, NY in the 1940s where she proudly graduated from Roxy's Modeling School of Harlem, NY. Isabell modeled extensively in Harlem, NY during the period known as the "Black Renaissance".
She married Thomas W. Greene of Colonial Beach, VA in 1954 and later divorced in the 1980s.
Isabell is survived by her beloved daughter Gail George and her son-in-law Michael George of Pinehurst, NC; brother Robert T. Henderson (Kathy) of Kempner, TX; grandchildren Jeffrey Withers of Pinehurst, Emily Withers Kearns (Kelvin); great-grandchildren Preston, Audrey, Sarah, and Katie Kearns of Little Rock, AR; nieces Latonya Richardson of Charlotte, NC, Dee Ann Henderson (Kempner, TX); nephews Kevin Henderson (Lancaster, SC) Bobby Henderson (Salisbury, NC), Robert T. Henderson (Dallas, TX); great-nephew Jerimiah Henderson (Kempner, TX) and many cousins.
The family sincerely thanks FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care of Pinehurst, NC, and their nurses, CNAs, housekeeping, chefs, chaplain, grief staff, and all who directly and indirectly provided compassionate care to Iz.
To friends of the family thank you so much for your support through your prayers.
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