Harriett Lee Greene
- Born: 23 May 1940, Knoxville, Knox Co., TN 1
- Marriage (1): Thomas Tipton Hitch on 05 Aug 1961 1
- Died: 10 Aug 2004, Lawrenceville, TN
Harriet G. Hitch
Harriet Green Hitch, 64, of Lawrenceville, died August 10 2004 at home. Born in Knoxville, Tenn., she has been a resident of Lawrenceville for 35 years. She was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Indiana University in 1962, where she was a political science major and a cello student of Janos Starker. She received her master's degree in political science from Rutgers University in 1973. She wrote and helped design the book catalog for the Princeton University Press for 17 years. A civil rights advocate and pacifist, she joined the Princeton Society of Friends (Quakers) in the early 1970s. She was also a volunteer for the Trenton office of the American Civil Liberties Union. The daughter of the late Dorothy Kuersteiner Greene and Lee Seifert Greene, she is survived by her husband of 43 years, Thomas Tipton Hitch; two daughters, Rachel Hitch of Chicago, Ill. and Anne Collins of San Francisco, Calif.; a brother, Robert E. Greene of Los Angeles, Calif.; and two grandchildren. A memorial service will be held this Sunday, August 22 at 12:30 p.m. at the Princeton Monthly (Quaker) Meeting House, at the juncture of Mercer and Quaker Roads. A reception will immediately follow. In the manner of Friends, interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Princeton Friends Monthly Meeting, 470 Quaker Road, Princeton 08540. Arrangements are under the direction The Kimble Funeral Home.
Harriett married Thomas Tipton Hitch, son of James William Hitch and Mary Ann Nuchols, on 05 Aug 1961.1 (Thomas Tipton Hitch was born on 28 Mar 1939 in Blount Co., TN 1.)