Benny Ross Greene (Wilkes)

Born: Mon., Aug. 2, 1943
Died: Sun., Jan. 1, 2017


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Wed., Jan. 04, 2017
Location: Adams Funeral Home

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM, Wed., Jan. 04, 2017
Location: Mountain View Baptist Church

Funeral Service

2:30 PM Wed., Jan. 04, 2017
Location: Mountain View Baptist Church

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Mr. Benny Ross Greene, 73, of Community Road, Purlear, went home to be with our Lord on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.

Benny was born August 2, 1943 in Watauga County the son of the late Norman Issac Greene and Lola Golds Greene.

Benny was a retired diesel mechanic from Critcher Brothers Produce in Deep Gap. He was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.  Benny spent his life loving and caring for his family and many friends, along with the love of caring for his bees and deer hunting with his sons and grandson.

Including his parents, he was preceded in death by: a grandson, Daron Scott Hayes; four sisters and three brothers.

Those left to cherish his memory include: his wife of 52 years, Alice “Peggy’ Greene of the home; a daughter, Beth Greene and David Holman of Purlear; three sons, Michael Greene, Mark Greene and wife, Sheena, Keith Greene and wife, Angie, all of Purlear; six grandchildren, Ashley Davis and husband, Joel, of Jonesville, Joshua Greene of Boone, Amber Greene and A. J. Perkins of Augusta, GA, Kimmie Greene of Purlear, Cody Luther of Ashe Co., Chase Taylor of Rural Hall; three great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Zoe and Caleb Davis of Jonesville; four step-grandchildren, Shawn Holeman of Winston-Salem, Timmy Johnson and wife, Audrey of Boomer, Tiffani Johnson of North Wilkesboro and Tamara Johnson of Purlear; three step-great-grandchildren, Riley Morrison, Lucca Hailey and Mia Johnson; two sisters, Afta Mead and husband, Bill, of Wilkesboro, Joyce Robbins and husband, Harrold, of Lenoir; two brothers, Dean Greene and wife, Wilma, of Deep Gap, Granville Greene and wife, Sharon, of Fleetwood; best friend, Travis Greene and wife, Judy, of Millers Creek along with many nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 4, 2016 at Mountain View Baptist Church in Deep Gap.  Revs. Mike Barfoot and Roy Smith will officiate.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until Noon at Adams Funeral Home of Wilkes in Moravian Falls along with a visitation from 1:30- 2:30 p.m. at Mountain View Baptist Church in Deep Gap on Wednesday, January 4, 2016.

Flowers will be accepted or donations made to: Pruitt Hospice of North Wilkesboro or Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

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Miller Bee Supply
   Posted Mon January 02, 2017
You have our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers.

Susan Shelton
   Posted Mon January 02, 2017
Ashley, We are so sorry that you have lost your grandfather. We will be praying for you in the coming days. May God grant you strength and Grace as you adjust to life without him. Much love to you, Poppi and Susan

Clara Hickman
   Posted Mon January 02, 2017
Aunt Peggy and family, I am so sorry to hear Uncle Benny has passed away. I know his suffering is over and he is reunited with his family members that went home to the Lord before him. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I pray that God will comfort you during the days to come. Love, Clara and family

Jeffrey Perkins
   Posted Tue January 03, 2017

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Greene Family, So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Perkins Family, Westminster, MA.

Peggy Sheets
   Posted Tue January 03, 2017
Peggy and family, so sorry to hear of Bennys passing. I pray that you will be comforted in the days to come and that Gods grace will strengthen you all.

Ginger Greene
   Posted Wed January 04, 2017
You each are in our thoughts and Prayers. Benny truly was a special person. May God wrap His arms of love and comfort around each of you. Much love,
Ginger & Family
1 Thessalonians 4:14 - For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

David & Karissa Ormond
   Posted Wed January 04, 2017
We were very sorry to hear about your loss. If there is anything you need, please don't hesitate to ask. You & your family will be in our thoughts & prayers.

Kathy Greene Triplett
   Posted Wed January 04, 2017
Dear Family: We are so sorry to hear of Benny's passing. We just heard this tonight (Wednesday). I am Ronald and Viola Greene's daughter. We will be praying for your family. Love, Kathy

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