RC Greene

December 21, 1930 ~ April 8, 2020 (age 89)


RC Greene, age 89 of Cosby, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at Tennova Newport Medical Center.

He was a member of Black’s Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Nettie Mae Greene.

He is survived by his children, Danny (Kathy) Greene, Terry (Arleva) Greene, and Roger (Irene) Greene, as well as several sisters, brothers, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Celebrate Life Cancer Support Group (PO Box 263 – Newport, TN 37822 or online at or sent the church or charity of your choice.

In consideration for the health and well-being of family & friends, the graveside service will be held privately in the Phillips Cemetery with Rev. Ricky Phillips & Rev. Steven Greene officiating. Once restrictions are lifted and public health concerns decrease, contacts or visits from friends will be welcomed. Meanwhile, condolences may be shared online.

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