Funeral services for James E. (Jimmy) Greene were held today (Monday Nov. 12, 2012) at 11 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden.
Officiating were Rev. Jim Kennedy and Rev. Joe Hunter. Interment was held at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Minden.
The family received friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home.
Jimmy was born Sept. 13, 1940 in Minden and entered into rest Nov. 9, 2012 in Bossier City.
He was a graduate of Louisiana Tech, served in the United States Army as a Medic and retired from the Louisiana Department of Health as a Regional Sanitarian. He was Webster Parish Cattleman of the Year in 2011.
His parents, Elton and Hazel Greene and sister, Mary Akins preceded him in death.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Judi Greene of Minden; sons, Leonard Greene and wife, Christy of Denton, Texas, Lane Greene and wife, Carol of Lewisville, Texas, Stephen Greene and wife, Stacia of Bossier City and Robby Greene and wife, Wendy of Haughton; brother, Bobby Greene and wife, Jeanette of Minden; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many friends and family members.
Pallbearers were Gary Greene, David Greene, Michael Greene, Corky Bridges, Charlie Bridges, Danny Greene, George Greene and J.D. Greene.
Honorary pallbearers were Cortez Bridges, Ricky Bridges, Nicky Akins and Ricky Akins.
The family extends special thanks to the staff of Dr. Bipin Turakhia and Willis Knighton Bossier's 3rd floor west staff.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, 16835 Hwy 371, Minden, Louisiana 71055.