First Lady Delores Greer
Delores Baxter - Greer, retired educator and native Nashvillian, attended public and private schools of Nashville, including St. Vincent DePaul Catholic School, former Washington Junior High and Pearl Senior High Schools. She received the Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees from Tennessee State University.
Many honors were bestowed upon Mrs. Greer as she successfully served in the teaching profession for thirty years. During her tenure in the classroom in the Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County Public Schools, she was a finalist for the Metropolitan Nashville Teacher-of-the-Year Award 1981-82; Runner-up for and recipient of the Theodore Martin Humanitarian and Distinguished Educator Award presented by The Metropolitan Nashville Education Association1990 and 1991 respectively; and Middle School Educator-of-the Year, Bellevue Middle School 1992. She has received numerous additional religious and community service awards.
Mrs. Greer's community involvement includes: Campaign Coordinator for Tennessee State Senator Thelma M. Harper in the 1994 primary and general elections for the 19th Senatorial District races; member of the 1995 Zoning Advisory Committee of The Metropolitan Planning Commission, member of the 1995 Steering Committee for African American Church Day on Capitol Hill sponsored by the ministers of the Tennessee Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention, Inc., chairperson of the Devotional Committee for the building of the "Minerva House", a Habitat For Humanity Home sponsored and built by the Nashville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., former Davidson County Democratic Executive Committeewoman for Councilmanic District 5, and member of the 1997 and 2001 Steering Committees for the East Nashville area's "National Nite Out Against Crime".
Mrs. Greer has been an inspirational speaker for many churches, church associations, as well as professional organizations. She aspires to exemplify the Christian qualities of the beautiful woman characterized in Proverbs 31. As a loving and committed pastor's wife, she is a God-fearing woman who truly complements her husband's calling to the ministry of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.