|Birth: ||Aug. 17, 1924|
|Death: ||Aug. 25, 2001|
James L. "Buddy" Greene
LAFAYETTE LA Funeral services will be held on Monday Aug 27, 2001 at a 2:00 PM service in the United Methodist Church of the Covenant in Lafayette, LA for Jesse L "Buddy" Greene age 77 who died on Saturday Aug 25, 2001 at 10:20 AM at his Lafayette residence.
Dr. Ralph Ford Pastor, United Methodist Church of the Covenant of Lafayette, LA. Dr. Peter Harrington Paster, St. Mathews Methodist Church of Metairie, LA, and Rev. Larry Maxwell Pastor First Methodist Church of Covington, LA will officiate a the services.
Visiting hours will be held at the Martin & Castille Funeral Home on Sunday, from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.
Graveside services, and interment will be held Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001 at 10:00 AM at the Pleasant Valley Methodist Cemetery of Minden, LA. Dr. Ralph Ford, and Brother Joseph Hunter will officiate.
Survivors include his wife Isabelle Dodge Greene of Lafayette, LA, one daughter Carolyn Greene Patrick of Rayne, LA, one son Jesse L. "Chuck" Greene, Jr., and wife Patricia of Rayne, LA., two grandsons, Jesse A. Greene II, and Jordan Daniel Greene, both of Rayne, LA., one great granddaughter Amalie Greene of Lafayette, LA., one sister Billie Joyce Lavender, and husband Gene of Russelville, AR., and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Emma Greene of Minden, LA., and one sister Nelwyn Greene Hollenshead of Metairie, LA..
Born Aug. 17, 1924 in Haughton, LA., Mr. Greene was a resident of Lafayette. He was a veteran of military service, having served during World War II.
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Greene ws employed by Exxon as a Senior Field superintendent with thirty-seven years of service.
He was a charter member of the United Methodist Church of the Covenant, and member of Shriner's Club.
Buddy was an inspiration to his family, and friends since being diagnosed with cancer. Special thanks is extended to Dr. John Rainey, Mrs. Felecia fontenot, and the entire Staff of Louisiana Ocncology for the care, and support they provided Buddy during the last 4 1/2 years.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mr. Greene's name may be made to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston Street, Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70503. The United Methodist Church of the Covenant, 300 East Martial Ave., Lafayette, LA.70508, or Pleasant Valley Methodist Church c/o Virginia Greene, 1339 Greene Road, Minden, LA. 71055.
Martin & Castille
Funeral Home, 337-234-2311
Publised in Shreveport Times, August 26, 2001.
US Marine Corps, World War II veteran of the invasion battle of Okinawa.
Update November 7, 2015 by JB Berry
World War II Draft Registration Card on www.ancestry.com reveals:
Attending student at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, LA at time of registration.
Place of birth as Bellevue, Bossier Parish, LA 71037, (within delivery area of Haughton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana post office.
Home mailing address: Box 284A, Route 1, Rodessa, Caddo Parish, LA 71069
Person who will always know your address: Jesse A. Greene.
Isabelle Myrtice Dodge Greene (1930 - ____)*
Carolyn Sue Greene Patrick (1948 - 2015)*
Note: GPS +32.69562,-93.37526
Pleasant Valley Cemetery
Plot: Row 24, rear middle
GPS (lat/lon): 32.69562, -93.37526
Created by: JB BERRY
Record added: Jan 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64763181
The World War II Victory Medal is a decoration of the United States military which was created by an act of Congress in July 1945. The decoration commemorates military service during the Second World War and is awarded to any member of the United States m...(Read more)|
Added: Jan. 28, 2011
Activity during World War II, served with the 3rd Marine Division Artillery at Iwo Jima, and Guam 1943-1946. U.S. Marines Motto – Semper Fidelis – "Always Faithful". We the people, thank you for your service. R.I.P. Uncle Buddy|
Added: Jan. 27, 2011