Moultrie Observer


April 10, 2012

Marion Manuel Green

MOULTRIE — Marion Manuel Green, 89, of Moultrie, died Monday, April 9, 2012, at Unihealth Post Acute Care.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, April 12, at Midway Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Jackson officiating. Interment will follow in Midway Cemetery. His grandsons will serve as casketbearers.

Born Aug. 19, 1922, in Doerun, he was the son of the late Johnnie Green and Josephine Dawson Green. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was the retired parts manager with Bell-Kennon Tractor Co., with fifty years of service. He was a member of Midway Free Will Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon, Sunday school superintendent and song leader.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Gladys Betty Capps Green of Moultrie; four daughters, Brenda Morris and husband Henry of Homosassa, Fla., Wanda Spicer and husband Robert of Fitzgerald, Ga., Donna Benson and husband Larry of Athens, Ga., and Kathy Potts and husband Steve of Funston; one sister, Lillie Evans of Atlanta, Ga.; seven grandchildren, Edward Sheffield, Richard Sheffield and wife Dominique, Ron Mathis, Kim Mathis, William Benson and wife Oonaugh, Reese Benson, Justin Potts and wife Carmen; and several great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service, on Thursday, at the church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Cobb Funeral Chapel.

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