Camilla Ann Greene Obituary

Camilla Ann Greene

<p>Camilla Ann Cowardin Greene<br /> <br /> (C. A. Cowardin, M.D.)<br /> <br /> Camilla &quot;Kim&quot; Greene, 89, died Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at BeeHive Homes of Picayune.<br /> <br /> A resident of New Orleans, LA since the late 1950&#39;s, Kim had fond memories of childhood at Darrow school in New York, where her father taught.<br /> <br /> Kim graduated from Smith College in 1952 and earned a medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1956. She then completed an internship at Charity Hospital and a general psychiatry residency at Tulane University and its affiliated hospitals. In 1960, she married Rodney Greene, started a private psychiatry practice, and worked in several state mental health clinics. In 1964 she returned to Tulane to complete training in Child Psychiatry and was then on the Child Psychiatry faculty part time until the birth of her daughters. She then worked in her private practice and in several state clinics until retirement in January 1999.<br /> <br /> Kim was both exceptionally kind and exceptionally talented. She saw goodness and beauty in every day. She loved classical music. She was the original &quot;super mom,&quot; able to care for patients every day but still return home to prepare meals for her family every evening. She inspired us with her artistry, always creating something beautiful, whether sewing clothes, upholstering furniture, arranging a vase of flowers, building bookshelves or bedroom furniture for her daughters, or drawing Christmas cards and birthday invitations.<br /> <br /> Kim was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Rodney H. Greene; and her elder brother, Dr. Samuel Pendleton Cowardin, III.<br /> <br /> She is survived by her younger brother, Dr. Lewis M. Cowardin; her daughters, Ann Ratsep and Sally Greene; her granddaughters, Ariel and Anais Ratsep; and multiple nieces and nephews. She was dearly loved and will be sorely missed.<br /> <br /> In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the WWNO classical music program.<br /> <br /> RIEMANN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 9113 Kiln Delisle Rd., Pass Christian served the family. An online guestbook may be signed and condolences and photos shared at www.riemannfamily.com.<br /> <br /> A memorial service will be held at a later date.<br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p>
March 2, 1931 - September 22, 202003/02/193109/22/2020
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Camilla Ann Cowardin Greene

(C. A. Cowardin, M.D.)

Camilla "Kim" Greene, 89, died Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at BeeHive Homes of Picayune.

A resident of New Orleans, LA since the late 1950's, Kim had fond memories of childhood at Darrow school in New York, where her father taught.

Kim graduated from Smith College in 1952 and earned a medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1956. She then completed an in...

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