Ethel A. Green, 81, of Seymour, passed away at 9:35 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 2015, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour with her family at her bedside.
Born June 29, 1933, in Corbin, Kentucky, she was the daughter of George Frederick and Ada Sawyer Hausman, both of whom preceded her in death. On Aug. 13, 1955, in Vernon, she married Kenneth D. Green Sr. They spent 49 years together before his passing in 2004. Together, they raised four children, and she gardened and did lots of cooking and staying home raising her children.
Ethel was a member of Bethany Community Baptist Church and loved to go to garage sales in search of the treasure to add to her angel collection. She loved flowers, especially yellow roses, and will be remembered for having a huge heart. She enjoyed talking with friends on the phone.
Ethel leaves behind her four children, Kenneth (Elois) Green Jr. of Paris Crossing, Vivian (Danny) Cole of Seymour, Freda (Terry) Cole of Seymour and Randy Green of Crothersville; grandchildren, Kendra (John) Harris, Darla (Ben) Rorick, Ben Cole, Danni Cowles, Amanda (Tim) Lush, Mackenzie (Mike) Trinkle and Whitney (Nate Toppe) Cole; great-grandchildren, John Jr., Rusty, Brayden, Bryce, Brennen, Kennedy, Tatum, Mallory, Shelby, Sydney, Brayden, Brook and Bentley; great-great grandson, Carter Michaels; and sisters, Mildred Skelton of Pennsylvania and Margaret Harp of Corbin, Kentucky.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by an infant who passed at birth; and siblings, Charles, Freda and Pauline.
The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Woodlawn Life Celebration Centre in Seymour. Burial will follow at Vernon Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and from noon until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made at the funeral home to the Humane Society of Jackson County.
Online condolences may be made at woodlawnfamilyfuneral.com.