Adams County, Ohio Obituaries
Earl Green, 77, of 180 Jasper Coil Road, died at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at the Chillicothe Veteran's Administration Medical Center. He was born in Latham, Ohio, on Feb. 5, 1924, the son of Edward and Anna (Caplinger) Green. He had lived in Fayette County since 1958. Mr. Green served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was captured on Feb. 18, 1944, and was held in Germany as a prisoner of war until April 14, 1945. Mr. Green was a retired life-time farmer in Jasper Township. He was preceded in death by his parents; son Earl Lee Green in 1985; wife Ruth Ann Green in 1982; brothers Lucas, Frank and Carl Green; sisters Ruth Diehl, Maude Thompson and Clarice Trimble; grandson William Doan; and great-granddaughter Casandra Montoya. Mr. Green is survived by a son, John A. Green, of Portland, Tenn.; three daughters, Betty A. (Michael S.) Wright of Jamestown, Donna Jean Hynes of Mount Pleasant, Mich., and Susan M. (William) Doan of South Padre Island, Texas; two brothers, Eldon Green of Brighton, Ill., and Edward Green of Aurora, Ind.; four sisters, Jessie Ritchie of Lawrenceburg, Ind., Madge Trimble of Springfield, Ohio, Wanda Hilderbrand of Aurora, Ind., and Julia Sowards of Peebles, Ohio; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at the Morrow Funeral Home in Washington C.H. Burial will be in Milledgeville-Plymouth Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the WW II Memorial Fund - American Battle Monument Commission, Attn: GR048, P.O. Box 96074, Washington, D.C. 20090-6074.
SOURCE: Record-Herald -- Washington Court House, Fayette County OH; January 17, 2002