Alton Green

Obituary of Alton Virgil Green

Alton Virgil Green was born August 21, 1951 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was the second child born to Charles W. and Charlene (Crismon) Green. He departed this life on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. He was preceded in death by parents and brothers Wadie Laval and Howard J. Green. Alton married the love of his life, Valerie Strange Green on August 17, 1991. She preceded him in death in June 2009. Brother Alton was educated in the Nashville school system. After high school he joined the United States Navy serving 3 1/2 years stationed in Providence, Rhode Island. Returning home he earned a B.A. in English from Tennessee State University. Alton retired from The Ford Motor Glass Plant. Brother Alton was an active and faithful member of the church. He served as bible teacher, song leader, visitor to the sick, church security and volunteered at Christian Community Services, Inc. He loved serving the Lord and was always willing and ready to assist in any capacity as the need arose. Brother Alton enjoyed daily bible reading, personal evangelism, gardening, exercising and a perfectly manicured lawn. He grew a beautiful vegetable garden for the residents at The Schrader Acres Retirement Home and on any given week day morning you would find Alton at the "Y" exercising for hours, making new friends and sharing the Word. He leaves to cherish his memory loving sisters, Cardelia (Lonnie) Bender, Patricia M. Green and Thressia (Anthony) McClure; niece, Jennifer Y. Green, nephews, Bryan (Lashawn) Green and Wesley E. Bender; last and loving aunt, Dorothy Crismon, kind and supportive sister-in-law, Loretta Green and a host of cousins, friends, neighbors and church family. Celebration of Life service will Live Streamed via Facebook Live Stream. Please log into Facebook and service will be available for viewing on the Lewis and Wright Facebook page. Page Name: Lewis-Wright FD
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Monday
23
August

Public Walk Through

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday, August 23, 2021
Lewis & Wright Funeral Directors
2500 Clarksville Pike
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Masks must be worn at all times while inside the building.
Tuesday
24
August

Visitation

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Schrader Lane Church of Christ
1234 Schrader Ln
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Masks must be worn at all times while inside the building.
Tuesday
24
August

A Service of Love

6:00 pm
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Schrader Lane Church of Christ
1234 Schrader Ln
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Masks must be worn at all times while inside the building.
Wednesday
25
August

Service of Committal with Military Honors

10:00 am
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery
7931 McCrory Lane
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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