Wednesday, July 24, 2013 1:00 AM
Services for Chalmers Green were held Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Vernell Daniels officiating. Burial followed in Dry Creek Cemetery in Kemper County. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Green, 82, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.
He was born and reared in the Nanih Waiya community of Winston County and was a graduate of Prince Chapel School. He farmed until he married and moved to Florida where he worked for McArthur Dairy. Mr. Green also owned a trucking business before retiring and moving back to Nanih Waiya where he hauled logs until his 80th birthday. He enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Mattie Sue Green of Nanih Waiya; daughter, Patsy Green of Nanih Waiya; sons, Noel Green and his wife, JoAnn of McCaulley, Texas and Marty Green of Nanih Waiya; grandchildren, Kyle Green and his wife, Page of Avon Park, Fla. and Shyla Williams and her husband, Pete of Columbia; six great-grandchildren; brother, Marshman Green of Nanih Waiya and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Green was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Maude Green and brother, Mitchell Green.
Pallbearers were Wayne Luke, Roy Taylor, Everett Stokes, Greg King, Taylor Warren and Caleb Hunt. Honorary pallbearer was Henry Dale.