LINCOLNTON - Donald James Greene, 84, of Lincolnton, passed away Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at Robin Johnson Hospice House. He was born in Gaston County to the late Noah Greene and Bertha Fletcher Greene. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Hilda, Genell and Barbara Ann, and brothers, Austin, Kenneth, Jerry, Harry and J.R.
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Surviving him is his wife, Mary Lou Mauney Greene; son, Jeffery; granddaughters, Coley and Millie of Weddington; special nieces and their husbands, Judy and John Cannon, Shelia and Tony Sherrill, all of Gastonia, and Tiny and Kenneth Crisp of Great Falls, S.C.; and his dog Little Susie.
He was a machinist and retired from A.B. Carter, Inc., of Gastonia. He was a member of First Baptist Church, where he enjoyed being a part of the good friends' class, the top agers group and singing in the senior adult choir.
A memorial service is being held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at First Baptist Church in Lincolnton. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service from 12:45p.m. until 1:45p.m.
Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 North Cedar Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092, to Robin Johnson Hospice House, 5005 Shepherds Way Drive, Dallas, NC 28034, or to First Baptist Church Family Life Center, 201 Robin Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home of Lincolnton is serving the Greene Family.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Dec. 2, 2013