Paul Greely

Published 2:11 pm Friday, July 10, 2020

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“I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith” (2 Timothy 4:7).

Mr. Paul Anthony Greely was born April 15, 1962, to Mrs. Mary Lee Thompson Greely and the late Mr. William Porter Greely Sr. and he departed from his earthly house to his home in glory at the age of 58 on Monday, July 6, 2020, in New Orleans.

He leaves to cherish his loving memory: his son, Lionel Greely of Bogalusa; four daughters, Paula Greely of Fontana, Calif., Krystle Greely of San Bernardino, Calif., Marcha Ina Greely of Riverside, Calif., and Shanarious Dexter of Bogalusa; his mother, Mary Lee Greely of Angie; two brothers, Ronnell (Doris) G. Greely of Atlanta, Ga., and Kendric (Tara) Greely of Wisconsin; three sisters, Jacqueline (Albert) St. Cyr of Texas, Paula L. Greely of Richmond, Va., and Barbars D. (Jerome) Greely-Williamson of Baton Rouge; 15 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Porter Greely Sr.; one brother, William Porter Greely Jr.; and a sister, Lee Edna Greely Guest.

The memorial service will be held Monday, July 13, at the chapel of Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa at 1 p.m., with Dr. Rev. Sidney Jones, pastor, officiating.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at