MOORESBORO - Don Elias Greene, 80, passed away on July 15, 2014, at Peak Resources of Shelby. Born in Cleveland County on Jan. 6, 1934, he was the son of the late Samuel Monroe Greene, Sr. and Ollie Mae Skinner Greene.
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He was also preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Helen Greene; and his brother Samuel Monroe Greene, Jr.
Mr. Greene was a retired bookkeeper from Suburban Propane after 26 years of service. He was a member of Sandy Run Baptist Church where he served as a former Deacon. He was also a member of the Friendship Masonic Lodge No.388 AF & AM, where he served as secretary for 25 years, and served on the town council of Mooresboro. Don enjoyed watching television, playing on the computer, and repairing antique clocks.
Don is survived by his two daughters, Phyllis Susan Greene Garrett and husband Grady of Palm Harbor, Fla., and Sandra Gail Greene Lail and husband Alan of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; grandchildren, Erin Garrett, Stuart Garrett and wife Mellinna, Morgan Lail Rice and husband Darrell, and Shannon Lail.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the sanctuary. Celebration of life service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sandy Run Baptist Church
Officiated by: The Rev. Andrew Rawls and Dr. Tim Hendrick
Burial: Will follow in the church cemetery with full Masonic rites by Friendship Masonic Lodge No.388 AF & AM.
Funeral home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.
Memorials: May be made to Sandy Run Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 297, Mooresboro, NC 28114.
Guest registry: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com
CECIL M. BURTON FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY
106 CHERRYVILLE RD. SHELBY, NC 28150-4208
Published in Shelby Star on July 17, 2014