10/04/10 — HUGH GREENE

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HUGH GREENE

Seymour Funeral Home - www.seymourfuneralhome.com

Aug. 7, 1928-Oct. 3, 2010

LINWOOD -- Hugh E. Greene, 82 N.C. 150 south, Linwood passed away Sunday morning at his home.

A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at Meadowview Reformed Presbyterian Church, where he was a member, with the Rev. Chris Bitterman and the Rev. Francis Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at Davidson Funeral Home Monday night from 6 to 8 p.m., and at other times at the home.

Mr. Greene was born Aug. 7, 1928, in Rowan County to Hugh Leroy Greene and Minnie Lassiter Greene.

He was a retired teacher with Davidson County Schools, having taught at Reedy Creek, Reeds and Tyro School.

After retirement, he spent time working on his memoirs and compiling a history of the Greene family.

He was a member of the senior group at Meadowview, and a former member of Churchland Baptist Church, where he was very active and served in many capacities.

He worked with Rowan Baptist in disaster relief, and went on several mission trips.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, having honorably served his country during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Bernice Link and Alma Davis.

Surviving are his wife, Anna McNeill Greene of the home; two sons, John "Randy" Greene and wife, Jane, of Goldsboro and Greg H. Greene and wife, Karen, of Lexington; a daughter, Janet Kennedy of Churchland; four grandchildren, Shannon Greene of Georgia, Jared Greene of Goldsboro, Sarah Greene of Boone and Anna Greene of Lexington; a sister, Evelyn Longen of Silver Spring, Md.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meadowview Reformed Presbyterian Church, One Grace Way Drive, Lexington, N.C., 27295; Crisis Ministry of Davidson County, 107 E. 1st Ave., Lexington, N.C., 27292; or Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, N.C., 27292

Online condolences may be made at www.davidsonfuneralhome.net.

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Published in Obituaries on October 4, 2010 1:47 PM