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First Baptist Church-Boyle
Sunday February 9th, 2020
12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Wayne Homer Green

DREW- Wayne Homer Green, age 82, of Drew, MS, passed away on Wednesday, February 05, 2020, at the North Sunflower Hospital in Ruleville.  He was born on January 22, 1938, to Homer Clarence and Rosie (Mayo) Green in Louise, MS.   He entered the United States Army in 1955. After returning from the Army he worked at a service station and briefly with Ford Motor Company before going to work with the Life of Virginia for over 15 years.
 He was preceded in death by his parents Homer and Rosie Green, brothers James Williams Green, sisters, Ida Mae Burchfield, Jeanette Gully, and Cary Joyce Malone.
 Visitation will be held Sunday, February 9, 2020, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS.  A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will follow at 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at the Shaw Cemetery.  Reverend Robert Haney will officiate the services.

He is survived by two daughters, Kelly Green Butler of Greensboro, NC. and  Holly Green of Spencer, NY.  Brother, Edwin Lee Green, two sisters, Geneva Yates, and Mary Lois Hope. Grandchildren, Preston Butler, Pierce Butler and Patrick Butler of Greensboro, NC, granddaughter Madeline Tarantelli of Ithaca, NY and a great-grandchild Sicily Green of Ithaca, NY
He also leaves a host of nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.

Pallbearers will be Preston Butler, Pierce Butler, Patrick Butler, Wade Glass, Thomas Glass, and John Carver. Honorary pallbearers are Justin Dillon, Chris Sellars, Anthony Glass, and Paul Jones

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.

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Uncle Wayne was the handsome hunk of an uncle who lived in NC...as a child I was awestruck when he and my aunt would come to visit us who were lowly...there he was in his fancy car with his glamorous wife and looking so handsome...so rich in this child's eyes...he was still a handsome man to this woman's eyes...my uncle...my Mom's brother...we will always remember you and be awed...love you handsome Uncle Wayne

Shirley (Yates) DeLong Feb 9 2020 12:00 AM

Uncle Wayne was the very handsome hunk of a man who lived in NC... whenever he and my aunt would come down to visit we kids were awestruck at this stranger who was our family... getting to visit their home in NC was wonderful...I will always carry memories of that trip in my heart...love you Uncle Wayne...

Shirley (Yates) DeLong Feb 9 2020 12:00 AM

I worked for weight watchers in the 70;s Rosie came & I secured a scholarship for her , she lost 100#. My grandfather was Calvin Young Green from Stewart, some kin there. So sorry of his passing may God Bless.

jimleec@yahoo.com Feb 7 2020 12:00 AM

Uncle Wayne came down to Texas when I was learning to drive and he would take me to back and worth to summer school and drivers ed and I will always remember him letting me drive down River Rd. and he would tell me to cost down the hills to save on gas. Lol.. He was a great man and a Uncle will be missed . Love and prayers

Melissa Feb 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Wayne Green

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