The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


December 12, 2013

Jennie Green

— Jennie Felker Green, 99, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Athens-Limestone Hospital.

Born on Sept. 22, 1914, to Jimmy and Vera Mankins Felker, she was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Herschel Green; her brother, John Felker; and sister, Maggie Davis.

Survivors include her daughter, Donna Townsend; her son-in-law who was like a son to her, Joe Paul Townsend; and her granddaughter, Jennifer Townsend, who was her pride and joy.

Other survivors include two stepdaughters and their families, Doris Green James of Columbia, Tenn., and Dot Green Warf and husband Lloyd of Lynnville, Tenn.

She also leaves behind several nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.

She was a member of the West Hobbs Street Church of Christ after moving to Athens more than 25 years ago. Before moving to Athens, she was an active member of the Booth Chapel Church of Christ at Minor Hill, Tenn.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Spry Funeral Home. Burial will be in Minor Hill Cemetery in Minor Hill, Tenn.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Spry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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