Posted By Sparta Live | February 27, 2003 12:00 am
Herbert Greene, 84, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 20, 2003, at Baptist DeKalb Hospital in Smithville.
Green was born April 8, 1918, in Hueysville, Ky., to William Greene Sr. and Arta Patton Greene.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a retired security officer and antique dealer.
Greene was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Humbert Greene, Denver Greene and Carl Greene.
Survivors include his wife, Maglee Bailey Greene of Sparta; one son and daughter and son-in-law, Michael and Connie Greene of Sparta; one daughter, Benita Wilkerson of Sparta; nine brothers and sisters, Bessie Cavender and James Green both of Munith, Mich., Georgia Auberton of Riverside Calif., Nella Hicks of Dansville, Mich., Celeste Stone, Emily Morton and Barbara Blackmun all of Jackson, Mich., Patricia Hunter of Redford, Mich. and William Greene of Pleasant Lake, Mich.; and three grandchildren,
Greene, Laurel Wilkerson and Stephanie Wilkerson.
Services were at 2 p.m., Feb. 23, 2003, at Hunter Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Gilead Cemetery. Jimmy Lindsey officiated.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.