Morrison resident and Van Buren County native J.L. “Jaybird” Greene, 68, died Oct. 26 at NHC Healthcare after an extended illness.
A livestock dealer and a member of Barren Fork Baptist Church, he was the son of the late Charlie and Lillie Martin Greene; and was preceded in death by sisters, Leotta Cantrell and Peggy Turner; and brothers, C.L. Greene and Pete Greene.
He is survived by his wife, Teddie Fuston Greene; daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Irving Davis of McMinnville; sons, Glenn, Luke and Seth Greene, all of Morrison; brothers and sister-in-law, John and Robin Greene of Ohio, David and Dian Greene of McMinnville; sisters and brother-in-law, Mary Pack of Smithville, Margaret and Russell Norton of Smithville; grandchildren, Holly, Justin, Jaylon and Aleah; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at High’s Chapel with Dave Dawson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery at Barren Fork. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today, and 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at High’s. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Barren Fork Baptist Building Fund.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 28, 2011