Judge George R. Greene, Sr., of 2101 Lyndhurst Drive, departed this life on Sunday, March 17, 2013. Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 Noon, Friday, March 22, 2013, First Baptist Church, 101 S. Wilmington Street. Visitation, 11:00-12:00 Noon, preceding the service. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery, Raleigh.
Judge Greene is survived by his wife, Ruby Powell Greene, of the home; daughters, Ava Greene Bedden (Dana) of Irving, TX, Willa-Jo Michelle Greene of Beltsville, MD, and Karen Greene Braithwaithe (Marcel) of New York, NY; son, George Royster Greene, Jr. of Raleigh, brother, Rolland Greene of Rural Hall, NC. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Daniel T. Davenport, Avanna D. Davenport, Diana T. Bedden, Georgia Marie Braithwaite and Tiberius C. Braithwaite.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made "In Memory of Judge George R. Greene" to Shaw University, Office of Institutional Advancement, 118 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601.
Arrrangements by Lea Funeral Home, (919) 231-1000. www.leafuneralhome.com