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Joseph Green


HURON, Ohio — Joseph Doyle (J.D.) Green of Huron, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at the Stein Hospice Center in Sandusky, Ohio. He was born January 23, 1919, to Joseph Andrew Green and Dora Gates Green in Rison, Ark.

He attended the North Concord School near Rison. He worked for the Civilian Conversation Corp., the Cotton Belt Railroad, and retired from the Pine Bluff Arsenal in l972, after 32 years of service. He moved to White Hall, Ark., in 1948. While living in White Hall, he served on the volunteer fire department for 20 years and was one of the first city council members serving for 12years. He was a World War II Navy veteran serving in the Philippine Islands.

He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and working with Socia-Maxwell American Legion Post 232 of White Hall. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of White Hall.

J.D. is survived by his son, Don Green (Louise) of Lubbock, Texas; daughter, Jo Ann Allbright (William) of Huron, Ohio; grandson, Rick Green (Rhonda) of Flower Mound, Texas; granddaughter, Diane Berryhill (Ken) of Huron, Ohio; seven great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Buford Green (Charlene) of White Hall, L.C. Green of Ala., and sister, Shirley Worthen of Pine Bluff.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Lilly McDaniels Green; his wife of 45 years, Maurine “Bethea” Green; sisters, Earlene Bauser and Kathleen James; brothers, Elmer, Buddy Joe, James Autry, and Orvel Green; and his grandson, Alan Green.

Friends may call at Ralph Robinson & Son on Sunday from 4-7 p.m. Funeral services will be Monday, November 18, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Reverend David Leopard officiating. Burial will be in the White Hall United Methodist Church cemetery.

Those wishing to contribute to J.D.’s memory may do so to the American Legion Socia-Maxwell Post 232, 1600 Barney Lane, White Hall, Arkansas 71602. Condolences may be shared at www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.