SHELBY-Mr. James Oliver Greene Jr., 87, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at his home.
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Born in Cleveland County on Feb. 14, 1925, he was a son of the late James Oliver Greene Sr. and Mattie Bridges Greene. Mr. Greene was a member of Polkville Baptist Church where he served as former deacon and usher. He worked for Waldensian and Bost Bakeries and retired after twenty-two years as janitor for Polkville School. In the Army during World War II, Mr. Greene served in the Pacific Theater.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Broadus Lee Greene.
Mr. Greene is survived by his wife, Annie Sue McKee Greene; son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Wayne and Dorothy Greene of Auburn, Ala.; daughter and son-in-law, Rachel and Rev. Glenn Walker of Polkville; grandchildren, Nicholas Greene and wife Christina, Jonas Greene, Josiah Greene, Jimmy Walker and wife Bobbie, Jonya Smith and husband Chris; and eight great grandchildren.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Stamey Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Friday at Polkville Baptist Church
Officiated By: The Revs. Rick Hamrick and Katherine Spangler
Burial: Polkville Baptist Church Cemetery
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home is serving the family
A guest register is available at www.stameyfuneralhome.com
Stamey Funeral Home - Fallston
846 E. Stagecoach Trail PO Box 639
Fallston, NC 28042
Published in Shelby Star from Dec. 26 to Dec. 27, 2012