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Joel Reid Greene Jr.
Hoboken--Joel Reid Greene Jr., 48, of Hoboken died Aug. 14, 2018 at his residence after a brief illness.
He was born in Jesup to Joel Reid Greene Sr. and the late Elizabeth Eugenia “Jeanne” Wells Greene. He was also preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Richard and Eleanor Zorn Wells, and his paternal grandfather, Robert Greene.
He was a retired security officer for Southern Company and was a member of Odum Baptist Church. He was a 1988 graduate of Wayne County High and a college graduate from Brewton-Parker College and Georgia Southwestern University. He was a former deputy of Wayne County. He loved history and was also known for his love for all his nieces and nephews.
Survivors include his wife, Karla Crews Greene of Hoboken; his father, Joel R. Greene Sr. of Odum; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ian and Elaine Greene and Sean and Ashley Greene, all of Odum; his paternal grandmother, Evelyn Greene of Odum; a father-in-law and mother-in-law, Burnice and Joan Crews of Hoboken; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Karen and Kelly Hunnicutt; nieces and nephews, Ellie Greene, Will Greene and Rob Green, all of Odum and Jace Hunnicutt and Caden Morgan; a great-uncle and his wife, the Rev. Carl and Betty Ledbetter of Register; and also several aunts, uncles and other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services today (Saturday) at 10 a.m. at Frye Funeral Home. The services will begin at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Frye Funeral Home with the Rev. Carl Ledbetter and the Rev. Charles Florey officiating. Burial will follow in Screven Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mikel Ray Johns Jr., Dillon Johns, Brian Nipper, Michael Lewis, Fred Reddish and Shane Poppell.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Wayne County Class of 1988, former coworkers at Wayne County Sheriff Office and the Southern Company-Plant Hatch.
The family will be receiving friends at his residence, 12356 Brantley Ave. N., Hoboken, GA 31542.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com.