Greene, George E.

7/27/1893

GEORGE E. GREENE
- July 27, 1893
 
Reverend George E. Greene was born in East Feliciana Parish near Jackson, La., exact date unknown to your Committee. We have no information at hand by which we can determine when he joined the Church or when he was converted.
He was an A. B. alumnus of Centenary College, paying his tuition by la-boring with his hands while not engaged in his studies. He was licensed to preach by the Quarterly Conference of the Bayou Boeuff Circuit, Alexandria District, in May 1888 and was employed as a supply on the Sugar Town Circuit for the remainder of that year.
He was admitted on trial into the traveling connection in the Louisiana Conference at its session in New Orleans, December 12, 1888, and was appointed to the Red River Circuit He served the Vernon Circuit in 1890 the Lind Grove Circuit in 1891-92.
At the Conference held in Lake Charles, December 14 1892 be was appointed to the Big Cane and Melville Circuit where he ended his short but faithful ministerial career, sweetly falling on sleep, July 27, 1893.
Brother Greene was a model pastor, a good preacher. Gentle, sweet-spirited, unassuming, and full of good works. He being dead yet speaketh.
Source: Journal of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South 1893; Page 30-31; by J. I. Hoffpauir