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Obituaries for Russell Talley Jr of Virginia Beach VA; Edward Greene of Wanchese NC; Gene Brooks of Chesapeake VA

Posted By: Diane
Date: Wednesday, 27 February 2008, at 11:58 a.m.

Gene Brooks

Gene A. Brooks CHESAPEAKE - Gene Alvin Brooks, 68, passed away Feb. 16, 2008. He was born in Otway, N.C. He lived most of his life in South Norfolk and was a graduate of the 1959 class of Oscar Smith High School. Gene served in the U.S. Army and the Virginia Army National Guard as a sergeant. He retired from the Naval Air Rework Facility after 28 years of civil service. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Margarette P. "Peggy" Brooks; his mother, Margaret Wilusz of Chesapeake; a son, Capt. Denn Alaric, Virginia Army National Guard and his wife Julia and their children, Maeve and Oden, all of Blackstone, Va.; a sister, Barbara Hopke and her husband James and their children, Michael and Kathy of Woodbridge, Va.; and an aunt and uncle and many cousins residing in Morehead City, N.C. Gene's family would like to extend a special thanks to friends Ralph Johnson, Gordon Fitzpatrick and the Portlock United Methodist Church who were there to support us in our time of need. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in Portlock United Methodist Church, 2615 Bainbridge Blvd., Chesapeake. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Cox Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Condolences may be made to


Russell Talley Jr.

Russell Talley Jr. VIRGINIA BEACH - Russell Talley Jr. of the 600 block of 20th St., died peacefully at home Feb. 18, 2008, on the 39th year anniversary of being a grateful member of AA. AA gave him strength and helped him help so many in the Tidewater area. Mr. Talley was born in Norfolk, the son of the late Russell and Matilda Talley. He was a World War II veteran and retired in November of 1988 from E.G. Middleton Inc. of Norfolk after 23 years of service. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Joy Roselyn Knowles Talley; his four children, Debra Wade and her husband Gary of Huntsville, Ala., Sandra Talley and her husband Peter Florance, Russell "Eddie" Talley and his wife Stefanie and Christina Talley, all of Virginia Beach; his four grandchildren, Jessica Talley, Jennifer Talley, Dustin Wade and Sarah Wade; and his sister, Sarah Floyd of Chesapeake. A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday in H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Laskin Road Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 945, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.


Edward Greene

Edward C. Greene WANCHESE - Edward C. Greene, 83, passed away at his residence Feb. 17, 2008. He was born in Wanchese and retired from East Carolina Bank. He was a D-Day veteran of World War II, having served in the 238th Engineer's Combat Battalion and was awarded five Bronze Stars, including D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge. Edward was the son of the late Edward C. "Bob" Greene and Carrie Gallop Greene. He is survived by his sister, Muriel Daniels of Manteo; daughters, Robin G. Etheridge and husband Rusty Hardee of Wanchese, Paula G. Mann and husband Ken Mann of Wanchese; and his grandchildren, Omie Kenneth Mann, Rex Edward Mann and Annie L. Etheridge. He is also survived by a niece, Pam Jones and husband Ralph Jones and their daughter, Amy Snell and husband Michael, with children Peyton and Cory of Pittsboro as well as Moncie L. and Wanda Daniels and children, Mickey, Terry and Todd. He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Annie Midgett Greene. Before Mr. Greene joined East Carolina Bank, he had worked at the Industrial Bank in Elizabeth City and the Planters Bank in Plymouth. In 1969, he joined East Carolina Bank as executive vice president and was in charge of the newly opened Manteo office. During his tenure, he was instrumental in developing the Outer Banks offices of ECB in Hatteras, Ocracoke, Nags Head, Southern Shores and Wanchese. He mentored numerous bankers over the years, and with his enthusiasm he inspired and challenged those who worked with him. He retired in 1993. Mr. Greene had been a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Roanoke Island Historical Association and the Manteo/Wanchese Lions Club. He was a pilot and served in the Civil Air Patrol. In 2007, he received the Medal of Merit from the Air Force Association and an award for being treasurer of the First Flight Society for many years. Edward was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church in Wanchese, where his mother taught Sunday school for many years, and where he was selected "Father of the Year." He also served on the Finance Committee at Bethany. Ed Greene loved to travel and had been around the world several times. He helped in the care and raising of his grandchildren whom he loved dearly. Another passion of his was spending time with the men he served with in World War II at annual reunions and reliving those times. Ed Greene celebrated his victory of a 5-year courageous battle over cancer with a final trip to heaven. A celebration of life with military honors will be held in Bethany United Methodist Church, Wanchese, today at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Bill Cottingham officiating. Burial will be in the Cudworth Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence on E.R. Daniels Road. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 239, Wanchese, NC 27981. Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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