Amos ‘Shell’ Greer Sr.

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Graveside services for Amos “Shell” Greer Sr., of Grand Prairie,Texas, were 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28 at Grand Prairie MemorialGardens in Grand Prairie. Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home in GrandPrairie was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Greer, 89, died Nov. 25, 2005, in Arlington, Texas. He was bornon Dec. 7, 1915.

He had worked for Armstrong Rubber and Tire Co., in Natchez,Chance-Vought in Grand Prairie, Martin Marrietta in Littleton,Colo., and retired in 1997 as a machine operator from Print Pak,Grand Prairie. He was a member of the Natchez Masonic Lodge andpast president of the National Materials Handling Society. He hadbeen a resident of Grand Prairie since 1953.

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Preceding him in death were 12 siblings.

Survivors are his wife of 65 years, Hilda Greer, of Grand Prairie;his daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Les Smith, of Poway, Calif.;his son and daughter-in-law, Amos Jr. and Nancy Greer, of GrandPrairie; four grandchildren, Kay Lynn, Terry, Elisa and Amanda;four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and extendedfamily.