Services for E. J. Green were held Friday, March 15, 2013, at 1 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Vernell Daniels officiating. Burial followed in Dry Creek Cemetery in Preston.

Mr. Green, 90, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Neshoba County Nursing Home.

He was a native and lifelong resident of the Preston community in Kemper County and a retired farmer. Mr. Green was a member of Dry Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughters, Agnes Fleming and Angela Clark; son, Guy D. (Wayne) Green, all of Louisville; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Marylon Hall of Louisville and Idell Stokes of Preston.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Agnes Green; wife, Johnnie Bateman Green; brother, Walter Green, Jr.; sisters, Maxine McDonald and Florrie Green; a grandson and a granddaughter.

Pallbearers were Steve Triplett, Wally Triplett, Kenny Richardson, Larry Alexander, Jay McLendon and Lowell Goodin.