MOORESBORO - Jeaul Lane Greene, 72, of Ferry Road, died on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at The Charles George VA Medical Center Hospice in Asheville. A native of Rutherford County, he was born on Sept. 11, 1941, a son of the late Charles and Zula Thompson Greene.
He was a retired Machine Mechanic, worked for Timken, and was in the Navy for 12 years. He was an avid Drag Racing Fan and also coached little league baseball.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Shirley Scruggs Greene; two sons, Bruce Greene and wife Leslie of Rutherfordton and Jimmy Greene of Mooresboro; two brothers, C.B. Greene and wife Wanda and Whitey Greene and wife Sandra, all of Mooresboro; one sister, Gayle May and husband Ricky of Forest City; and his grandchildren, Ryan Greene and wife Brittany, Josh Greene, Aaron Greene and Trevor Greene.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service.
Celebration of life service: 4 p.m. Thursday at the A.C. McKinney Memorial Chapel
Officiated by: The Revs. Terry White, Kevin Rhom, and Tim Frashier
Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at The Western North Carolina Veteran's Cemetery, 962 Old US Highway 70 West, Black Mountain, NC 28177 with Military Honors accorded by the Rutherford County Honor Guard.
Funeral home: McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the family.
Memorials: Donations are suggested to the American Legion-Post 423, 406 Boss Moore Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040 or DAV-Chapter 25, PO Box 149, Forest City, NC 28043.
Online guest register: www.mckinneylandrethcarroll.com