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Jim Greene Sr

November 21, 1929 — December 5, 2023

New Market

Jim Greene Sr


Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge

James R. Greene Sr., age 94, passed away peacefully after a long battle with dementia. He was a man with a huge heart full of love and laughter. His many jokes always put a smile on everyone’s face. He never met a stranger. He loved sports, especially the Tennessee Vols and New York Yankees. James retired from Jefferson County where he was the jail administrator.

He was proceeded in death by his parents, Carl Greene, and Blanch Smith; brother, Carl (Snooks) Greene; sister, Hazel Gass; and grandson, Brian Greene.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Judy Rainwater Greene; daughters, Linda (Chester) Cooper, Melissa (Mark) Smith, and Lise Felker; sons, Rusty (Janice) Greene and Rich (Lora) Dann; grandchildren, Cory (Michelle) Smith, Tammy Potter, Tracy (Dan) Ellis, Lora (Chad) Yoakum, Melissa (Robbie) Graves, Sasha (Kent) Shoffner; great-grandchildren, Reese Yoakum, Jordan Ellis, Lucas Ellis, Charlie and Calvin Smith; great-great granddaughter, Saylor Rae Marsh, and several nieces, nephews, and special friends.

“Your footsteps can never be filled, nor your love ever forgotten”.

A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 2:00p.m. at Wesley’s Chapel Methodist Church with Rev. Roy Miller officiating. In Lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial gifts be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Tennessee, 6025 Brookvale Lane #307, Knoxville, TN 37919.


Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home Dandridge, Tennessee

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Memorial Service

Saturday, December 9, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wesley's Chapel Methodist Church

712 Locket Ln, Jefferson City, TN 37760

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