Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

December 13, 2012

Karen Marie Green O’Brien McNutt

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Karen Marie Green O’Brien McNutt, formerly of Winston Salem, and Walnut Cove, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 in Asheville, N.C.

Ms. McNutt was the daughter of Robert and Janice Green of Laurel Fork, Va. She was previously employed by Wake Forest Baptist Health as a respiratory care therapist, having graduated from Mott Community College in Flint, Mich.

Survivors include her mother, Janice Green; daughters, Elizabeth O’Brien of Laurel Fork, and Katie O’Brien and fiancé, Chris Tuttle of Kernersville; granddaughter, Alaya Nataleigh Tuttle; her, former husbands, John O’Brien and Steven McNutt; along with sister, Debbie Sonnenschein and her husband Carl of Winston Salem, N.C.

Private services were held on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to a preferred charity of choice. A guestbook is available online by visiting

Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel is serving the family.