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We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend, dedicated volunteer, and US Navy Veteran, Charley Greene. Over the years, Charley volunteered countless hours of his time working in our tourism information office, providing support during events, and communicating with local business owners and organizations on behalf of the Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce. Charley welcomed thousands of visitors from all over the world always with a smile and sincere interest in helping each experience and enjoy the beautiful country he defended during his military service and which we are so fortunate to call home. Visitors regularly commented on Charley's helpful and friendly manner. Charley was well loved by so many who were blessed to meet and know him. We miss you, Charley! Rest in Peace.

Charley Oliver Greene age 48, of Mount Ida, passed away May 27, 2016 at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harry West Greene, Phyllis Spece Greene and one brother: William Spece Greene. Survivors include; One son: Cory Sillaway and one daughter: Amber Gibson, one brother: Kenn Greene, and three sisters: Nancy Greene Porter, Sarah Greene Calahan, Aimee Greene, four Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Charley served in the US Navy from 1987 to 1991 on the USS Midway, CV-41 with squadron VAQ-136 and participated in Operation Desert Storm.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday June 3rd at 7:00 P.M. at the Methodist Church in Mt. Ida. with JJ Galloway officiating. All are welcome to attend.

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Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce
124 Highway 270 W, Post Office Box 6, Mount Ida, AR 71957-8000, 870-867-2723
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