North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL


May 12, 2014

Obituary: Odell “Buddy” Green

NORTH JEFFERSON — Odell “Buddy” Green, 88, of Gardendale went to be with the Lord May 10, 2014. Buddy served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy during WW II, he retired from Hayes Aircraft after many years of service. He was a member of New Georgia Baptist Church in Fultondale. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; six sisters; one baby son; and one grandson. His survivors include his loving wife of 68 years, Mary Jo Harris Green; children, Donald (Lucy) Green, Ronald (Pat) Green, Sissie (Jamie) Mintz, Deb (Jerry) Mann; 16 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; sister, Sally G. Cowart (Robert). Visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel. Funeral Services will be Friday, May 16, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel at Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel with burial to follow at Walker’s Chapel Cemetery. Rev. Thomas Graves and Bro. Clayton Segars officiating.

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