Claude B. Greene Jr.

Published 5:44 pm Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Claude Belton Greene Jr, 82, of Twin Circle Lane, Tryon, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010 in the Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills, Landrum.

Born in Spartanburg Co., SC, he was the son of the late Claude B. and Zora Underwood Greene. He retired as manager of the Cassles United 5 & 10 Store in Tryon. Claude was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving is his wife of 63 years, Frances Parris Greene; two sons, Marvin Greene (Kay) of Tryon; Larry Greene (Jean) of Belgrade, MT, and a daughter, Linda Greene of Tryon; two brothers, Charles Greene of Woodruff, SC, and Harry Greene of Moore, SC. Also surviving are four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

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Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, with Rev. Wayne Bradley and Rev. Barry Looper officiating.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service in McFarland Funeral Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills. 130 Forest Glen Dr. Columbus, NC 28722

An on-line guest register may be signed at

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.