James Albert Green, age 77, of Blue Ridge, passed away on Monday, February 18, 2019, in Blue Ridge. Born June 7, 1941, in Copperhill, he was the son of the late George Albert and Mattie Queen Green. He was a member of Welcome Hill #2 Baptist Church. He worked in landscaping and logging for many years.
Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Wesley and Marci Green of Blue Ridge, and Albert Green of Mineral Bluff; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Freddie and Peggy Green and Wade and Lisa Green all of Blue Ridge; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Margaret Bell of Mineral Bluff and Mildred and Jimmy Ellington of Ellijay; mother of Wesley and Albert, Deborah Green; four grandsons, Justin Green, Matthew Green, Josh Whitten and Alex Whitten; and two granddaughters, Hannah Green and Amber Green.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 22, 2019, from Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge Chapel. The Rev. Michael Collis and the Rev. Brent Carter officiated.
Interment followed in the Welcome Hill #2 Baptist Church Cemetery. Chris Green, Austin Rider, Matthew Green, George Watson, Albert Green and Brandon Green served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Roger Prather, Josh Whitten and Alex Whitten. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge was in charge of the arrangements.