LAWNDALE- The Rev. James Ray Green, 67, of 214 Cline Street, was called home to be with the Lord, Monday, June 11, 2012 at Hospice at Wendover in Shelby.
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Born June 15, 1944, in Cleveland County, he was a son of the late Hackett Franklin Green and Agnes Mae Livertt Green. The Rev. Green served as pastor for 35 years for various churches in Cleveland, Burke, Haywood, Mitchell, McDowell and Yancey Counties. Rev. Green was the pastor at Carswell Memorial Baptist Church in Morganton for the last 17 years.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Newton Green of 49 years; son, Jimmy Green of Lawndale; two grandchildren, Zach Green and Alex Green both of Spruce Pine; brother, Allen Nelson Green of Forest City; and a sister, Julie Ann Buff of Polkville.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Friday at Stamey Funeral Home Chapel, Fallston
Officiated By: The Revs. Raymond Whitfield and Ted Carswell
Burial: Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fallston
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home of Fallston
Memorials: Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150
Online Condolences: stameyfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on June 14, 2012