James Henry Green

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James Henry Green, 79, of 1743 Pisgah Highway, Candler, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 29, 2005. Henry was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church and a former member of Upper Hominy Volunteer Fire Department for 11 years. He and his wife operated Green's Grocery on Pisgah Highway in Candler for 40 years and also operated heavy equipment for over 25 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore Dolphus Green and Hannah Ensley Green; five brothers, Charlie, Homer, John, Cole and Lonas Green; five sisters, Bertie Pannel, Myrtle Parris, Dolly Parris, Sadie Cogdill and Ellen Beck. Henry was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend and is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ruby Pressley Green; daughters, Marilyn Green of the home, Rebecca Taylor and her husband Don of Candler, Sara Howell and her husband Glenn of Candler and Carleen Green of the home; grandchildren, Elizabeth Ross of Canton, Donnie Taylor and fiance Ruthie Wheeler of Candler; great-grandchildren, Brittany, Taylor and Tori Trull of Bethel and Andrew Taylor of Candler and extended family member Scott Trull of Bethel. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church with the Reverend Bobby Winebarger officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue and at other times will be at the home of Henry and Ruby Green. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, 1730 Pisgah Highway, Candler, NC 28715.

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  1. I will remember always how at every service, Henry would look across the isle and give that sweet smile as only he could.
    Now he is with the angels, smiling all the time. No more pain and he can walk all over heaven and no one will have to worry that he will fall or get hurt.
    I know you will all miss him,, but I pray that God will comfort all of you until we see him again in heaven. You are all in my prayers. Joyce

  2. May God bless you. I worked with Henry for several years at Southern Concrete. He will be missed by all. Paul and Jean Sherlin

  3. Ruby and girls,

    I am so sorry to hear about this but just remember that Henry is in a better place and not suffering any more. Just think of all our friends and family that was there to greet him. You are in my prayers. I love you all.

  4. Ruby, Carleen, Marilyn, Rebecca, and Sara–I am so sorry to hear of Henry’s passing. He was a good man with a heart of gold who blessed many people in his time here on earth. I’ll always remember stopping by the store with my Daddy early on a Saturday morning before we’d go work on the house we were building on Glady Fork, and getting a fried chocolate pie and a Brownie to drink. (What a wonderful breakfast!!) Henry was always glad to see us and always had a smile.

    I’ll be praying for you all; I know this time is hard, but I also know you’ll see him again!

  5. Ruby & Family – Henry was a good man and an asset to our community, he will be missed. Tammy Carver Case (JD & Rosie Carver’s daughter).

  6. Dearest Ruby and Girls

    We are thinking and praying for you at this difficult time. We always loved all of you and remember good times we shared at Green’s Grocery and Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

    Mr. Green was a good and respected man and will be missed in our community.

  7. Hi Ruby,
    I was stunned to see Henry’s death notice. I’m so sorry. My mom, Sara (Jimmie) died Feb. 2003. My husband & I live at 7892 Leroux Ln, Manassas, VA 20112. 703-791-0249

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