Today at 4:30 p.m., Gospel singer Tony Greene died. He was removed from the ventilator at post noon. Some people say that he passed but actually he was breathing for few hours. Fans mourned the death of Greene in the lineup.
Greene lived with his wife Taranda Greene and her two daughters, Isabelle and Jocelyn. Tony Greene was basically from Boone, North Carolina. In the year 1979, he started singing with Brother Tim, Sister Kim, and Father Everette. In 1980, the first album was recorded and until ’80s they did not come to national prominence as a sibling trio. Kim left and joined her husband, Dean Hopper in the year 1989. But, Amy Lambert replaced her and later by Milena Parks. In 1998 the future spouse of Tony, TaRanda Greene, joined Greenes’ bus. For sometime the two dated and Tony proposed on the NQC Mainstage, about 10 years ago.
At the time of death, he was surrounded by friends as Gerald Wolfe and Amy Lambert, as well as family members Dean and Kim Hopper and Greene Taranda. Greene came to national prominent as part of a trio of gospel singers sibling, the greens. At 2:00 pm, Dean Hopper, Greene’s brother-in-law said it was a “matter of time.” Southerngospelblog.com wrote in a commentary: “Boy, it just hits you right in the gut and I have not even seen or heard him sing in person but he has a wonderful testimony, and we know that for a believer who is absent from the body is present with the Lord.”