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Lucille Forbes Green

greenFuneral services for Mrs. Lucille Forbes Green will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, November 10, 2016, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Don McElroy and Bro. David Freeman officiating.  Interment will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.  Visitation Wednesday 4  – 7 PM and Thursday after 12 Noon at Ligon & Bobo.

Mrs. Green, age 99 of Lebanon passed away Monday, November 7, 2016, at her home.
Born May 5, 1917, in Wilson County, she is the daughter of the late Henry Thomas and Lizzie Watson Forbes.  She was a homemaker and an active member of First Baptist Church and LLL.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dan V. Green; son in law, Burton Purcell; and two sisters, Elizabeth Wood and Lillie Mae Hall.

She is survived by three daughters, Danice Green Purcell, Kathy Green Lowery, and Sherrie O. Green; five grandchildren, Brian (Susie) Purcell, Tracy (Jeff) Nicholas, Russell Purcell, Wendi Lowery (Danny) Dalby, and Jack Daniel (Susannah) Lowery; 10 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; three nieces, Barbara (Don) McDaniel, Jannine Cross, and Patricia (Joe) Bruce; nephew, Jack (Barbara) Wood; and dear friend, Carol Wintroub.

Honorary pallbearers: Ruth/Donnell Sunday School Class and her faithful caregivers, Peggy Ulmer, Becky Mathais, Crystal Phillips, Faye Cox, Angela Wesson, Susie Thomas, and Joette Foxworth.

Active pallbearers: Brian Purcell, Russell Purcell, Jack Daniel Lowery, Danny Dalby, Jeff Nicholas, B. F. Lowery, and Bill McCrary.

Messages for the Family

  1. Sandy Donnell says:
    So very sorry, such a sweet & lovely lady who was a wonderful friend to Annette…
  2. Ellen Donnell Barlament says:
    This is quite a loss to you, I know and am sorry for your sadness. She was born the same year as my mother.
  3. Haywood Barry says:
    So sorry to learn of Ms. Green’s passing. She was a classy lady. I enjoyed knowing her. My condolences to her wonderful family. Haywood Barry
  4. Joy Fulwider Bowers says:
    My heart is broken for the loss of Lucille…I have great memories with her from a very early age..my loving thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. Fly high my beautiful angel:(
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