Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

April 29, 2013

Ira Green

CROSSVILLE — Nov. 16, 1950—April 23, 2013

Ira Leamon Green, 62, of Crossville, passed away April 23, 2013. Funeral services were held April 26, 2013, from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Bro. Zac Snyder and Bro. Ricky Graves officiated, with burial in Haley's Grove Cemetery. Full military honors were given.

He was born Nov. 16, 1950, in Cumberland County, the son of Chester and Rozelle Thompson Green. He worked many years as a purchasing agent at Crossville Ceramics. He was also a United States Army veteran, having served during Vietnam, and a member of Zion Assembly Church of God in Chestnut Hill. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed all sports. His favorite pastime was spent with his grandchildren and family.

He is survived by his wife, Marcie Green of Crossville; son, J.L. Green and his wife, Victoria, of Crab Orchard; daughter, Ginger Akins and her husband, Scott, of Crossville; brother, Lamar Green and his wife, Faye, of Crab Orchard; sister, Charlotte Hamby of Crab Orchard; sister-in-law, Karren Newberry and her husband, Todd, of Crab Orchard; brothers-in-law, Greg Cox and his wife, Sherrie, of Crab Orchard  and Ronnie Cox and his wife, Linda, of Crossville; mother-in-law, Velma Cox of Crab Orchard; and grandchildren, Jacob Simmons, Justin Simmons, Janson Green and Shayla Green.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Lester Cox.

Pallbearers were J.L. Green, Scott Akins, Jacob Simmons, Justin Simmons, Greg Cox and Ronnie Cox.

Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.

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