Herbert Clayton Greene, age 76, of Draper, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at his residence.
He was born Aug. 8, 1937, in Fleetwood, N.C., and was the son of the late Annie Johnson Greene and Herbert Claude Greene. Clayton was a veteran of the United States Air Force, a member and past Commander of American Legion Post 7, a member of Amvets and the Moose Lodge, along with being a member of Mission Home Baptist Church in Fleetwood, N.C. He was a retired plant superintendent of Long-Airdox in Pulaski. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bland Greene and James Greene, and a sister, Violet Hartzog.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Miller Greene of Draper; a son, Larry M. Greene and his wife, Susan, of Warner Robbins, Ga.; a brother, Kenny Greene and his wife, Dorothy, of West Jefferson, N.C.; five sisters, Betty Gentry of Abingdon, Annie Clyde Gentry and her husband, Bill, of Todd, N.C., Mary Hardin and her husband, Tommy, of West Jefferson, N.C., Doris Phillips and her husband, Johnny, of Jefferson, N.C., and Martha Brown and her husband, Joe, of Todd, N.C. Also survived by two grandchildren, Heather James and Ashley Brewer, along with three great-grandchildren, Wyatt Norris, Brooklyn James and Braden Clayton Brewer, and many nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. at Seagle Funeral Home with the Revs. Mike Mowery and Judy Yonce officiating. A military graveside service will be held at Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery Wednesday at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends Tuesday, 5-7 p.m., at the funeral home.
The family would like to extend its appreciation to Southern Care Hospice, and the staff at LewisGale-Pulaski Oncology Center. Flowers will be appreciated, but for those who wish, they may make memorial contributions in Clayton’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting HYPERLINK “http://www.seaglefuneralhome.com” www.seaglefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski, 980-1700.