Barbara Ellen Green

Barbara Ellen Green, 74, of Camden, passed away Friday, July 10, 2015, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Barbara was born Nov. 26, 1940, in rural Orrick, to Benjamin F. and Veda B. (Butler) Lee. She married James Arthur Green, Jr., of Vibbard, July 5, 1958. He preceded her in death March 27, 2015.

Survivors include; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Jerry Greer, of Camden; one brother and sister-in-law, John and Phyllis Lee, of Camden; two sisters, Jessie Robinson, of Lawson, and Teresa Twyman and her husband, Tom, of Hardin; two grandchildren, Jeremy Greer and his wife, Katy, of Camden and Jodi Dugan and her husband, Keith, of Orrick; six great-grandchildren, Conner, Ross, Tucker and Madilynn Greer, Claire and baby Cooper, who is due in September and Dugan and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Barbara was preceded in death by two brothers, Allen K. and Earl F. Lee and one sister, Bernice Lee.

Barbara was self-employed at Ray County Stone Producers her entire life, along with her husband and other family members. She loved gardening, fishing, camping and spending time with her family. She lived most of her life in Ray County. She was of the Christian faith.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Crowley Cemetery.

Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 14, at Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond.    Funeral services are 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 15, at the funeral home. Burial is in Crowley Cemetery near Rayville. Online condolences may be left on our website at

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