Valdosta Daily Times

October 11, 2012

Karen B. Greenway

Staff Writer
The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Karen B. Greenway, 66, of Valdosta, died on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at South Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born in Michigan City, Ind., on Feb. 25, 1946, to the late Richard and Beryl Benford. She retired after 25 years from Bank of America as a mortgage lender and she was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her son, John Greenway III of Carrollton, Texas; two daughters and a son-in-law, Kelly Rivera and Kerri and John Saubert, all of Valdosta; five grandchildren, Kristin Rivera of Columbus, Ga., Dustin Rivera and his fiancée, Meghan Hutton of Valdosta, Mikhael Howard of Dallas, Texas, Katelyn Greenway and Griffin Saubert, both of Valdosta; one great-grandchild, Hadley Rivera of Valdosta; an aunt, Eleanor Benford of Michigan City, Ind.; her furry friend, Oscar.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Greenway, Jr.; and her mother-in-law, Juanita Greenway Parker.

A memorial service for family and friends will be held at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at the Carson McLane Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at — Carson McLane Funeral Home