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Joe "Bro" Goodman Green

August 29, 1919 — November 25, 2020

Joe "Bro" Goodman Green

Joe Goodman “Bro” Green of South Boston, VA passed away November 25, 2020.  He was born in South Boston, VA on August 29, 1919 and was 101 years of age. He was the son of the late Ernest Gray Green and the late Lottie Bell Rogers Green. He was married to the late Gladys Perkins Green.


He was a member of First Baptist Church.  Joe was a World War II Veteran and served in the Army Ambulance Corp. He was a lifetime Newspaper man and eventually opened his own printing shop.


Joe G. “Bro” Green is survived by:

His Children

Pam L. Sonneville (Walt) of Gaithersburg, MD

Steve G. Green (Marlene) of Greensboro, NC


Lottie G. Moore of South Boston

Myrtle G. Chandler of Nelson

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***


Mary G. Loftis

Virginia G. Baynes

Ernest Gray (Ernie) Green, Jr.

Ruby Lee Griffin

His Step-mother

Inez Green


Frank Green and Obediah "OD" Green


A graveside service will be held Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Garrett Bowman officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we suggest social distancing and face mask.


For memorials please consider First Baptist Church, 815 North Main St., South Boston, VA 24592


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Saturday, December 12, 2020

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