2008-08-15 / Obits

Wilburne P. Greene

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Wilburne Greene, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 2. He was 82.

Greene was born in Richmond, Virginia on November 4, 1925. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was vice president of the Virginia Missionary Circle. He was employed with Beck Arnely Co., in Suffolk County until his retirement.

He was preceded in death by Rubina Harris Greene, James Daniel Jr. and Bessie Greene.

He is survived by Rev. Ardeane Greene-Cook, Rubina B. Greene; Annie Greene Hyman and Wilburne Preston Green Jr.; his granddaughters, Shanell and Shanice Hyman; brothers, Joe, Lawrence and Donald; son-in-law, Louis Hyman; brother-inlaw, Thomas Harris; sisters-in-law; and many other family members and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home. Services were held at Union Baptist Church. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, New York.

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