Mr. Russell Jackson Greene, age 58, of Deep Gap, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, August 31, 2021. Born March 8, 1963 in Watauga County, he was a son of the late Creed Allen Greene and Hollie Pauline Church Greene. Russell was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church and was self-employed as a logger and timber cutter. He enjoyed growing a large garden and sharing its bounty with his neighbors and friends. Russell also enjoyed deer hunting and fishing. Since his father passed away Russell has been a great help to his mother.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Amanda Hamby Greene, his mother, Hollie Pauline Church Greene, four sisters, Audrey Pauline Greene and husband Darrell all of Deep Gap, Rose Etta Greene and husband Jimmy Dean of Lenoir, Betsy Ellen Greene Watson and husband R. D. of Deep Gap, and Barbara Kay Greene of Vilas, one brother, Alfred Allen Greene and wife Grace Dean of Ferguson, his father-in-law and mother-in-law,Stanley and Ann Hamby of Deep Gap, and his fur babies, Sonny, Brownie, Smarty, Little One and Piper. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services for Mr. Russell Jackson Greene will be conducted Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 3 PM at Mountain View Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Mike Barfoot, Rev. Gary Shew and Rev. Roy Smith. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 until 3 o'clock at Mountain View Baptist Church. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, in care of Brian Quinlan, 998 Mountain View Baptist Church Road, Deep Gap, NC 28618. THE FAMILY RESPECTFULLY ASKS ATTENDEES TO WEAR MASKS AND OBSERVE SOCIAL DISTANCING, PLEASE.
Online condolences may be shared with the Greene family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com