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Tony Green Passes Away

This is from the press release regarding Tony’s death.

Anthony Elden Greene, known to most Southern Gospel music fans as “Tony,” passed away today, September 28th just before 4:30pm Eastern Time at the age of 41. Tony had been in Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C., since September 21 due to several health complications.

I am saddened to hear of this news for Tony was truly a “Hero Of The Faith” and though he is now in the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, it still leaves a huge hole in the Southern Gospel family. I will be and I hope you join me in praying for Taranda and those precious kids of theirs.



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  1. misty hildebrand
    September 28, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Sep

    to tony’s family my prayers are with all of you, i meet tony several times what a man of GOD he was to taranda im deeply sorry for your loss my GOD be with you and those sweet little girls.

  2. TERESA DANIELS
    September 28, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Sep

    Praying for the Green family…I pray God’s peace and strength to this precious family.

  3. Wayne Muncy
    September 29, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Sep

    Met Tony and Taranda this past spring and really enjoyed their music and talking with Tony after the concert. He was such a kind gentleman and his love of the Lord shined through him. Really going to miss him until we’re all reunited in heaven. We pray that Jesus comforts Taranda and all the family.

  4. Glynda Schwartz
    September 29, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Sep

    I am shocked and saddened to hear of Tony’s homegoing! Some things we can’t understand, but we know heaven has been made richer. My love & prayers go to his family. May God give you comfort & strength as only HE can!

  5. Crystal Wright
    September 29, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Sep

    I am so sorry for your loss. My two brothers and sister grew up with Tony, Tim, and Kim and they were at each other’s house all the time. My family used to live in Boone until I was born. He will be missed and we are praying for your family.

  6. Pat Taylor
    September 29, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Sep

    My sincere thoughts and prayers to Tony’s wife, children and extended family.

  7. Joyce Rice
    September 29, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Sep

    We have all been blessed by the Greene’s music, but even more by the way they have handled themselves through these last difficult months. Taranda and Tony truly trusted the Lord to guide them and they are a lesson to us all of the strength and grace to be found in Him. May God comfort the family today.

  8. Kerri Perkins
    September 29, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Sep

    My husband & I were both so sorry to hear of the passing of Tony Greene. I know that none of us knows the reason that God allows things like this to happen & we probably never will know or understand, but we can rest assure that God is in control, & knows what He is doing & we must trust His plan. May the God of all comfort send the comfort that only he can really give.
    Much love & prayers!
    Troy & Kerri Perkins

  9. sharon
    September 29, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Sep

    I had the opportunity of meeting the Greens when they visited Roanoke, VA this spring. I am from Jamaica, W.I, so one may wonder how a person like me could be so attached to southern gospel. It is people like the Greens who kept me coming back for more. When they came to Roanoke, I decided that I could not go to my church that day, because I had to see the Greens in person, because their ministry has blessed me greatly. I was touched by his testimony that Sunday morning. Their song “I am redeem” brings a shout of hallejah,chills, and tears each time I play the CD. Farewell Tony, we will see you at Jesus’ feet. I am praying for your dear family. Taranda, may you find strength in the Lord during this difficult time, and even the days ahead.

  10. Margaret Bumbaugh
    September 29, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Sep

    We are so sad to receive the news of Tony. We have wonderful memories of going to lunch with you folks in Chambersburg, PA and singing together at Grandfather Mt in Boone, NC. Tony is now seeing clearly what we see through a dark glass. Oh! How much sweeter Heaven is!
    Our prayers are with Tony’s family.
    We love you,
    The Bumbaugh Family

  11. Pam Jarrell
    September 30, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Sep

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Tony, My prayers are with you TaRanda, your Children and Family.I love listening to you all sing and Tony telling his stories making people laugh. May God comfort you in your time of sorrow you will be in my thoughts and prayers .

    Respectfully.
    Pam Jarrell

  12. Bonnie Graham & The Catoe's
    October 4, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Oct

    Sorry to hear this, he was so young. May God be with you!

  13. Angela Russell
    October 14, 2010 at 1:43 -05:00Oct

    I am so sorry to hear of Tony’s passing.My prayers go out to you TaRanda and the
    children.We well all miss him and his humor. I still have a hard time believing
    that he’s no longer with us.May God comfort you in your time of sorrow.

    God Bless
    Angela Russell

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