Fred J. GreenAugust 7, 1918 ~ June 22, 2017 (age 98)
Fred J. Green, 98, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 in Graham. A Graveside funeral will be Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Pioneer Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Fred was born August 7, 1918 in Young County to the late W. T. "John" and Fannie Mae "Mamie" (Huff) Green. He was a Veteran of the Marine Corps having served in World War II. Fred married Loretta Flynn June 13, 1937 in Graham. She preceded him in death on November 10, 1996. Fred retired in 1987 as a field manager for Dowell Chemical Company after forty years. He returned to Graham in 1978 from Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was a member of the VFW and the Holy Spirit Episcopal Church. Fred married Betty Guinn, September 27, 1997 in Graham.
Survivors include; wife, Betty Green of Graham; daughter, Ione Morris and husband Bill of Osage Beach, MO.; son, Larry Green of Corpus Christi; three grandchildren, Kelli, Joi, and Greg; three great grandchildren; step-children, Mitch Guinn of Houston, Pat Guinn of Nacogdoches, and Kathy Galbraith of Tiki Island; eight step grandchildren and nine step great grandchildren; also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Fred was preceded in death by a sister, Margarette "Polly" Dozier and three brothers, Harrell, George and Dewitt Green.
The Family will be at Morrison Funeral Home Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. to greet friends.