Mary M. Green age 88, of Lima went home to be with her Lord at 8:20 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 20 at her home. She was born Nov. 27, 1925 in Chilocothe, OH to the late Elza and Clara Mae Hattery Carmean. She married Fred Spence Green July 3, 1945 and he preceded her in death Oct. 22, 1997.
Mrs. Green had been a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, gardening singing church hymns and spoiling 4 generations of her family.
She is survived by 14 children: Larry (Patty) Young of Lima, Ronnie (Bertie) Young of Lima, Mike (Joy) Green of Lima, Susan Williams of Wapakoneta, Cheryl Green of Cridersville, Steve (Sharon) Green of Wapakoneta, Randy (Connie) Green of Lima, Barb (David) Jackson of Elida, Cindy (Vincent) Silone of Wapakoneta, Mary (Mark) Gierhart of Harrod, Danny (Pamela) Green of Lima, Kevin (Shelly) Green of Lima, Beverly (Thomas) Golden of Lima, Cathy (Tim) Jackson of Wapakoneta; raised 3 grandchildren as her own: Ronnie Lee Bailey of Columbus, Brian (Lena) Bailey of Lima and Stephanie (Denny) Prine of Lima, a daughter-in-law Darlene Green of Waynesfield, adopted daughter Cheryl Bert of Greenburg, PA, 44 grandchildren, 54 great grandchildren, 22 great great grandchildren and 5 great great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by 2 sons: Fred Spence Green and Ricky Lee Green, 3 brothers, 3 sisters, a grandchild and 2 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 2-8 p.m., Sunday and Monday at Bayliff and Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
The funeral will begin 10:30 a.m., Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Brandon Green officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.
In appreciation of their excellent service, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Rita’s Hospice.
Date: Sunday, November 23, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm