Scarlett Dell Green, 76, a longtime resident of Santa Fe, passed away December 2, 2018. She was born February 20, 1942 in Lake City, Florida to parents, Newton G. Green and Le Dell McKnight Green.
Scarlett pursed her lifelong care as a Dietician with a B.S Degree in Home Economics from Berry College, a B.S Degree in Nutrition (Dietician) from Emory College and a Masters Degree in Counseling from Southwest College. After receiving these accomplishments, she pursued her career as a Dietician and a Therapist.
Although Scarlett was not religious per say, she was very strong, wise, adventurous, kind, very generous and loved her family and friends very much. She lived her life passionately and expected others to do the same to which she led by example and was the matriarch of her family. Scarlett loved spending time with her family most of all, but she also enjoyed hiking, playing bridge, reading and traveling. She love frogs as well because “they always moved forward and not backwards in life.”
She will be deeply missed and is very much loved.
Scarlett was in Miss Berry College Pageant, part of the Tri–High –Y, a member of the Future Homemaker of America (FHA) and voted the Best Looking in high school.
She is preceded in death by her son, Michael W. Griggs; father, Newton G. Green; sister-in-law, Blanche Green; and mother, Le Dell McKnight Green.
Scarlett is survived by her loving daughter, Maya McKnight; siblings, Sharon Rowland and Wayne Green; Grandchildren, Amanda Griggs Fleming, Robert Gonzales, Bailey Griggs, Maddie Griggs Le Roux, Eli Griggs Le Roux; great-grandson, Jasper Riley Gonzales; her cat, Jiro, and many more family members.
Services will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 4pm at Berardinelli Funeral Home.
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