McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

July 16, 2013

Billie M. Greene

Submitted report

McALESTER — Billie M. Greene, 90, of McAlester, died, Sunday, July 14, 2013.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Indianola Cemetery. Masonic rites and military honors will be performed. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service of McAlester.

Born July 2, 1923, in Washington, Iowa, he was the son of Ottaway Greene and Flora (Hassel) Greene.

He joined the United States Army in 1940. He served in the Army until his retirement in 1972, after 32 years of service.

He enjoyed traveling and fishing. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his two daughters, Jayne Heald and husband, Jim, of Indianola, and Sarah Tran and husband, Scott, Port Arthur, Texas, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Vera Greene, and son, Billie Greene.