- December 19, 1928 - December 24, 2012
- Newton, North Carolina
of Earl's Passing
Full Proof Gospel Ministries
PO Box 791
Conover, NC 28613
5115 Hollyridge Drive Suite A
Raleigh, NC 27612
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“We are so very sorry for your loss. Praise be to God that he is with our Lord, Jesus.
We will keep you and your family in our hearts and prayers for...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Norris & Helen Perry - Roanoke, VA
“We are so very sorry for your loss. We will keep you and your family in our hearts and prayers for strengeh and peace that only our Father in Heaven...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Norris & Helen Perry - Roanoke, VA
“Iam so sad that Boompa is not here anymore...he was a great man...and I thank Jesus everyday that he was a part of my life when I was younger...he...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Naomi Boyd Gartner - Lynchburg, VA
“One fine man, no other like him. He will be missed.
4 of 22 | Posted by: Sam Webster - Wilkesboro, NC
“Barry: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of sorrow. May God give you peace and comfort in the days to come.
5 of 22 | Posted by: Raymond C Bishop - Daleville, VA
“You and your family are in my prayers at this time of sorrow. I lost my father 2 year ago, so I know how difficult it is to lose one so dear. ...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Zelia Broyles - Vinton, VA
“I join with so many others who knew Major Green in offering our deepest sympathy on his passing. Although it is little consolation at this sad time,...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Henry and Shirley Moore (retired First Sergeant) - NC
“May the Lord give all of you Peace & Comfort as only He can through the Holy Spirit! It's a Blessing to know of the kind of God centered life that...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: janice owens - maiden, NC
“May God's blessings and wonderful memories help you through this sad time.
9 of 22 | Posted by: Anne Lowe - Troutville, VA
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all...much love from the Renegars.
10 of 22 | Posted by: Ed & Suzanne Renegar - Roanoke, VA
“Our condolences to our sister-in-law, Theresa and her family during this time of grief. I'm so glad we sorrow not as those who have no hope, since...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: DAVID BOYD - Valdosta, GA
“We are so sorry for your loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Imagine, Christmas Day with Jesus. Can't get any...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Roger and Sue Ward - Roanoke, VA
“Sweet Green family and brothers and sisters in Christ,
There are no words I can say that will in any way bring any sort of justice or peace to you...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Ellen Stroud - Roanoke, VA
“Dear Aunt Margie and family,
One of the fond memories I have of you and Uncle Earl is the time I spent in your home as a child. You always made me...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Peggy Ann Owen - Clover, VA
“The staff of Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations wish to express our sincere condolence to the Green Family.
15 of 22 | Posted by: Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations - NC
“Derest Marjorie and family,
Our love and prayers are with you during this time of great loss. May the God of all comfort hold your hearts very...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Sandy and Cuyler Dunbar - Conover, NC
We learned of your father's passing today in the Raleigh paper and want you to know we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers in the...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Cathy Walton Allen - Raleigh, NC
“We love you and your family and we are thinking of all of you. We pray that god will give you strength and grant you peace today and in the days to...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Jack Donna Molly and maddie Cothran - VA
“Marjorie, I am so sorry for your loss. It was obvious to me the few times I was around Earl what a fine man he was and the devoted wife you were. I...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Debbie Whorley - Apex, NC
“Barry: I am so sorry for your loss. I could tell that you love your Dad very much. I'm praying that the Holy Spirit will comfort you and your family...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Bruce Henderson - Daleville, VA
“We are praying for your family at this time. Sorry for your loss.
21 of 22 | Posted by: Paul Peak - Roanoke, VA
“As you celebrate the life of one you loved so dearly may God bless you with the joy and love of HIS presence, knowing that one day you'll see him...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Eva Somers - Fincastle, VA
Newton-Major Earl "Boompa" Taylor Green, NCSHP (ret.) went to celebrate Christmas with Jesus on Monday, December 24, 2012 at his residence.
He was born in Granville County, the son of Earl and Gussie Gooch Green. He was an active member of Christ Baptist Church in Raleigh, but since moving to the Newton area he was cared for as a member of the New Testament Christian Fellowship. He retired in 1985 from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol attaining the rank of Major and was a veteran of the US Air Force. A member of the NC Retired Troopers Association, he was a graduate of the FBI Academy at Quantico, VA and Northwestern University Center for Public Safety in Evanston, Ill. An honest, orderly person who was straight forward, he loved to work in the yard and keep his cars clean. A devoted family man who was about doing what was right; he lived his life as a testimony of his love and faith in Christ Jesus. He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Marjorie Green; two sons, Rev. Barry Green and wife, Ann of Roanoke, VA and Glenn Thomas Green of Morganton; a daughter, Theresa Boyd and husband, Paul of Newton; a sister, Ann Rutherford of North Carolina; five grandchildren, Jesse Boyd and wife, Jamie of Vale, Matthew Boyd and wife, Kelly of Claremont, Anna Wallace and husband, Jeremy of Conover, Joshua Green of Roanoke, VA and Meredith Green of Roanoke, VA.
A funeral service will be held at 3 PM Saturday, December 29th at Lakeview Baptist Church by Rev. Jesse Boyd and Rev. Barry Green. Entombment will follow in Catawba Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 PM prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be directed to either Full Proof Gospel Ministries, P.O. Box 791, Conover, NC 28613 or to the AnGeL Ministries, 5115 Hollyridge Dr. Suite A, Raleigh, NC 27612
The family would like to express its gratitude to Catawba Regional Hospice and all of his caregivers for the love they showed Earl during his illness.