James Tremaine Green was born on December 31, 1981 in Vidalia, to James C. Green and the late Geraldine Bacon. Tremaine passed into eternal rest on Saturday, February 8, 2014 in Toombs County. He became a member of Saint Matthews Baptist Church at an early age. Green was so full of life and never met a stranger. His winning smile and charismatic personality endeared him to many people. Tremaine was known to many as being a “jokester”. He had a gift of making others laugh. Music was his passion. Tremaine spent countless hours writing and perfecting his music. Tremaine received his formal education in the Appling County School System until moving to Jacksonville, FL in 1996. In 2010, Tremaine returned to Georgia where he resided for the remainder of his life. He was employed by Hardee’s Restaurant where he held the position as a cook.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Geraldine Bacon, maternal grandmother, Christine Holland, paternal grandparents, Abb (AJ) Sr. and Clidia Green.
Tremaine is survived by his father, James (Leverdia) Green of Baxley; daughters, Tremyah Green of Lyons and Janasia Law of Jacksonville, FL; five sisters, Kenya Polke of Lyons, Katrice Green of Baxley, Gerlondia Bacon, Venus Smart, all of Lyons, Renesa Lawton of Baxley; two brothers, Jeremiah (Courtney) Bacon of Jacksonville, FL and Jerry Smart of Lyons; devoted friend, Tammy Preston of Lyons; best friend, Shawn Fry of Vidalia and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15 from the Greater Saint Matthews Faithful Church, Baxley, with Bishop L.C. Rogers giving the eulogy. Interment followed in Macon Cemetery, U.S. Highway 280, Lyons.
Active pallbearers were Kim Moore, Tony Cephus, James Harrell, Jeffery Adams, Jerry Davis, Jr. and Michael Green.
Honorary pallbearers were the Appling County High School Class of 2001 and Hardee’s co-workers.
Musical selections were rendered by Stephanie Byrd, Tammy Richburg and the choir.