Leamon Green

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Leamon Floyd Green, 86, of Jackson, formerly of Scott City, died Monday, May 8, 2006, at his home.

He was born March 1, 1920, at Mine LaMotte, Mo., son of Avery Clarence and Callie Jane Dorris Green. He and Estella Mahala Brock were married Dec. 13, 1941, at Jackson.

Mr. Green was a heavy equipment operator with R.B. Potashnick. He was a member of Disabled American Veterans in Cape Girardeau, and International Union of Operating Engineers Local 513.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include his wife; a son, C. Steve Green of Jackson; a daughter, Joyce James Hartman of Naperville, Ill.; two sisters, Letha Rogers of Sun City, Ariz., Dottie Bretzel of Jackson; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters and a great-grandchild.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the chapel, with the Rev. Dr. Paul Currie officiating. Burial will be in Lightner Cemetery at Scott City.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Disabled American Veterans Memorial Program, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45250-0301.