CELEBRATION OF LIFE
BROTHER ISAAC GREENE
SUNRISE MAY 24, 1939 SUNSET JULY 6, 2006
THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2006 ~11:00 A.M. ~
SAINT PHILIP AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 240 CANDLER ROAD, SOUTHEAST ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30317
THE REVEREND GEORGE MOORE, SENIOR PASTOR, OFFICIATING
To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the Heaven; a time to be born and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck up that which is planted. Ecclesiastes 3:1-2
A Time to Be Born: Isaac Greene was born in Fort Gaines, Georgia on May 24, 1939. He was the eighth child born to the late Dorsey and Henrietta Lee Greene.
Study to Show Thyself Approved: Isaac received his early education in Dade County Public Schools. He graduated from Miami Northwestern Senior High School in 1957. After graduation, he continued his education at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.
A Time to Love: Always seeking to improve himself, Isaac moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 1979. It was there that he met and married the love of his life Fannie Mae Wilkes. From a previous marriage to Doris Cherry, four children were born: Lisa, Valencia, Isaac, Jr., and Yolanda.
A Time to Serve: Isaac joined St. Philip A.M.E. Church in 1979. At St. Philip, he was a faithful and loyal steward and served on the Male Usher Board. In 2000, he received The Faithful Servant Award for 20 years of service as an Usher. Isaac was self-employed as a General Contractor.
A Time to Rejoice: After many years of declining health, Isaac Greene left his earthly tabernacle for his Heavenly home on July 6, 2006. He was preceded in death by his daughter Lisa.
To Cherish His Memories: Isaac leaves his caring and devoted wife, Fannie Mae Greene; his three loving children, Valencia, Isaac, Jr., and Yolanda; four stepchildren, Wanetta Nelson, Rufus Wilkes, Franklin Wilkes, and Charles Wilkes; four brothers, Jacob (Yvonne) Greene of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Otis Greene and Willie Raymond (Rosemerry) Greene of Miami, Florida, Winston (Gertrude) Greene of Newark, Delaware; five sisters, Mattie Singletary of White Plains, Maryland, Dorsey May Howard, Viola Greene, Mary Ann (Eugene) Black and Johnnie Mae Greene all of Miami, Florida; two sisters-in-law, Bertha (Henry) Turner and Rosa Johnson; one brother-in-law, William (Janice) Densmore; nineteen grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends celebrate his home going.
ORDER OF SERVICE
PRESIDING---------The Reverend George Moore Senior Pastor, Saint Philip A.M.E. Church
HYMN-------SAINT PHILIP A.M.E. CHURCH CHOIR
SCRIPTURE----------------The Reverend Larry Jones OLD TESTAMENT NEW TESTAMENT
PRAYER------------------The Reverend Larry Jones
SOLO-----------------------------Ms. LTanya M. Moore
REFLECTIONS Please Limit to Two Minutes
AS I KNEW HIM-----------------Mr. Richard Oden
AS A BROTHER------------Mr. Jacob Greene
SELECTION--SAINT PHILIP A.M.E. CHOIR
EULOGY----------------The Reverend George Moore
Interment Kennedy Memorial Gardens 2500 River Road Ellenwood, Georgia 30294
Repast to immediately follow interment at Southern Feast 4975 Memorial Drive Stone Mountain, GA 30083 A JOB WELL DONE
In life we all have a purpose According to Gods perfect will. Some of us try so hard to perfect it, While others appear to be sitting still. Whether your job is to share a laugh, a smile, or a cry There is no doubt that you let any opportunities pass you by They say that your job has lived within you since you were a little boy. Gods job for you fit so perfect, It was the wonderful gift of joy. You had the power to turn frowns to smiles and brighten anyones day, For you always seemed to tickle our hearts In a very special way. So its time to give up the job now, all of your work is done, You fought hard to remain faithful, and a victory is well won.
Uncle Isaac, this is your official certificate of completion Dedicated with honor to a strong, humble, and loving employee from God Faithful Servant, Inc. You have completed the most challenging tasks on earth And have proven yourself worthy of a Heavenly promotion. On behalf of the family and Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, We acknowledge your completion of life here on earth and wish you Eternal happiness in the Promise Land in which you were promoted to.
Wishing you success, good luck and unconditional love. FROM YOUR GRAND NEICE KIERRA WARD
PALLBEARERS MALE USHER BOARD
FLOWER ATTENDANTS THE MATTIE BOOKER USHER BOARD
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The family acknowledges with deep appreciation every act of kindness extended to us during this time. The visits, prayers, telephone calls, cards, beautiful floral tributes and services rendered by loved ones and friends are a great source of comfort and strength in the loss of our loved one. We especially wish to thank Reverend George Moore, Male Usher Board and Mattie Booker Usher Board of Saint Philip A.M.E. Church.
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