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Jessie Alfred Greene, 74, of Anderson, passed away on June 22, 2017, after an extended illness under the loving care of St. Vincent Anderson Hospice.
Jessie was born in Wise, Virginia. He served in the United States Army then returned to Wise and spent many years working as a coal miner. Jessie married Sharon Nyoka Brown on Dec. 17, 1983 in Wise, Va. They spent their later years in Anderson.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon; sisters Burnice, Lillian, and Janet; his daughter Becky (Greene) Rastetter and son-in-law Joe; grandchildren, Maddie, Will, and Gage; stepdaughters Sheryl Delaplane, Donna (Delaplane) Dunn, and Karen (Delaplane) Kelley; step-grandchildren Kacey and Roy Dawes, Shawn, Trevor and Brooklynn Kelley; and several nieces and nephews. Jessie is preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Minnie Greene, and his brothers Edward and Roger.
A private funeral service will be held at Bethel Baptist Church in Lapel, with a private burial taking place at a family cemetery located in Wise, Va. The family requests no flowers.
Published on June 26, 2017
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