Wilbert J. Greene

Published 9:54 am Wednesday, August 6, 2014

WAVERLY—Wilbert J. Greene, 71, died on Monday, July 28, 2014, in Waverly Health Care Center.



He was a native of Southampton County, and the son of the late Isaac Wilmore Greene and Rena Idell Greene.

He attended Hill School, Southampton County.

He retired from the Syracuse Public Works in Syracuse, New York.

He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Ivor.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Hattie Marie Greene; stepson, Mark Joe of Suffolk; three sisters, Florence Lee Nichols (Charlie) of Wakefield, Emma Harris of Gaithersburg, Maryland, and Gannie Stith of Syracuse; five brothers, Benjamin Greene (Caroline), Jessie Greene both of Syracuse, Washington Greene of Long Island, New York, Thomas Greene (Barbara) of Ivor, and Emory Greene (Lucinda) of Drewryville; sisters-in-law, Louise Whitney, Mary Perish, Virginia Ricks, Saddie Joe and Patricia Claiborne, Irene Johnson; brothers-in-law, Kenneth Joe, George Joe III, Charlie Nichols and Clarence Joe; and other relatives and friends.

The funeral will take place at noon on Thursday, Aug. 7, in Ebenezer Baptist Church, 10686 Ivor Road, Ivor, officiated by the Rev. William T. Smith. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home of Thomas and Barbara Greene, 36148 Broadwater Rd, Ivor.

Crocker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.