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Ben Greene, Jr.

1937 - 2021

Arthur, TN


Ben Greene, Jr., age 83, a resident of Arthur, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the Claiborne County Medical Center in Tazewell, Tennessee.

He was born on May 6, 1937 in Calvin, Kentucky to the late Ben and Martha Hendrickson Greene.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six siblings: Clyde Greene, Herbert Greene, Fred Greene, Jim Henry Greene, Mary Rachel Hoskins and May Wilson.

He was of the Primitive Baptist faith.

He is survived by the following members of his family:

Wife of 65 years: Iva Jean Greene of Arthur, Tennessee

Children: Kay (Dennis) Miracle of Powell Valley, Tennessee, Kevin (Darlene) Greene of Harrogate, Tennessee and Troy Alan Greene of Powell Valley, Tennessee

Grandchildren: Jason (Ashley) Greene of Somerset, Kentucky, Melinda (Brandon) Teague of Somerset, Kentucky, Kelly (Lareina) Miracle of Knoxville, Tennessee, Kristy (Mike) Thompson of Powell Valley, Tennessee, Faith Greene of Powell Valley, Tennessee and Hope Greene of Morristown, Tennessee

13 great-grandchildren

And a host of many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

At his request, he was cremated by the Cawood Funeral Home and the family will hold private services at a later date.

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Sheila Jessie

April 9, 2021 12:39 PM

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Sheila Jessie

April 9, 2021 12:38 PM

So sorry to hear this news. Thinking and praying for your precious family.
Iva Jean my mom thought the world of you.
Kevin Iā€™m so sorry you lost your dad.
Prayers continuing as you face the future without your dad, spouse and grandfather šŸ™šŸ»ā™„ļøšŸ™šŸ»
God bless

Ruth Chumley

April 6, 2021 10:31 PM

I enjoyed getting to know Dad. We had one big thing in common and that was eating Ice Cream at night lol. Love u Dad. May the family be blessed.

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