Mr. Andrew Bennett Greene
Mr. Andrew Bennett Greene, age 96, passed away Sept. 28, 2013. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army/Air Force, where he traveled around the world.
Among his many military experiences was building the historic Road to Burma in the Himalayan Mountains. He respected God's Word and enjoyed learning about him. He was a long-time member of Corinthian Baptist Church, where he served as a trustee for many years.
In 2011, he moved to Newnan, Georgia, where his thirst for Bible knowledge continued to grow. By his own choice, he attended the Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. During the two short years that he lived in Georgia, true to his character, he touched many lives, and his friends were abundant.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Sylvia J. Greene; sister, Pauline Robinson; and daughter, Sylvia Janette Butts. He leaves to cherish his memories: Paulette Moore, Newnan, GA; granddaughters: Alicia N. Cox & Teresa (Calvin) Yokley, both of Nashville, Pamela (Kenneth) Starks, Bloomington, IL & LaRhonda (Derick) Penn, Columbus, OH; 7 great-grandchildren, Gerrard, Ashleigh, Alexis, Calvin, Kyle, Julian & Jaelyn; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Anijah & Albert; 1 niece, Pauletta Waller; and 2 nephews, Andre & Hugh Bailey; four sisters-in-law, Patsy Hereford & Velva Howard, both of Nashville, Bertha Fagan, Cleveland, OH & Jean Herron, Rockford, IL; a host of other relatives & friends.
Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday, Oct. 9 from noon-1 p.m., with the funeral to follow at Terrell Broady Funeral Home, Jim Hardin of Newnan, GA officiating.Interment Nashville National Cemetery.
Terrell Broady Funeral Home Inc., 615-244-4755