Greene, Fred (LaFayette)

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Rev. Fred Greene, age 79, of LaFayette, passed away Monday, March 19, 2018.

He began his work in ministry in 1969 and was one of the founders of Old Way Baptist Church where he began pastoring in 1974. Throughout his ministry he pastored many churches in the area. He was a member of Highland Avenue Baptist Church in Summerville and retired from Walker County Transit with 11 years of service. 

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debbie Greene; parents, Henry Greene and Lucy Borden Greene; grandson, Jeremy Greene; great-granddaughter, Makenzie Grace Allmond; two brothers and three sisters. 

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Etta Woody Greene; sons, Jeff (Kecia) Greene, Roger (Denise) Greene, and Steve Greene all of LaFayette; grandchildren, Jennifer Browning, Valerie Kelley, Caleb Greene, Austin Greene, and Clay Haney; great-grandchildren, Ethan and Evan Adams, Lindsey Browning, Amylia Grace, Jackson, Ava, and Canaan Kelley; sisters, Ann Brown of Cloudland, Ga., Margaret Mann of LaFayette, Judy (Harold) Brock of Knoxville, Tenn., and Dorothy Greene Huskey of Alcoa, Tenn.; brothers, Charles Greene of LaFayette and Jim Greene of Madisonville, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, David and Edna Wilkerson and Audrey Harbin.  

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 23, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with James Brown and Phillip Wells officiating. 

Interment will follow in West Hill Cemetery. 

Family will receive friends Wednesday from 5-9 p.m. and Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

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