In Loving Memory

Howard A. Green, d. March 25, 2015

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In Loving Memory

May 7, 1927 – March 25, 2015

Spanish Fort, AL
Howard Albert Green, 87, of Spanish Fort, and formerly of Dothan, AL, passed away, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 with his family by his side.  He was a veteran of the US Army and the US Navy serving in the Korean War.  Howard was an accomplished architect and in his later years, a practicing attorney serving with his son, Blake, on many cases and probate work.  He loved serving his community through the Kiwanis Club of Houston County where he was a charter member, and also served as President.  An active member of First Baptist Church of Dothan, he taught a Sunday School class for many years and assisted with other community ministries through the church.  Howard is currently a member of Eastern Shore Baptist Church.  He is preceded in death by his son, Blake Alan Green.
Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years, Sue Mallory Green and his daughter, Lisa Green Blackmon (Earl), all of Spanish Fort, AL;  six grandchildren, Mallory Blackmon Breed (David), Houston, TX; Blake Green (Megan) and Brent Green, all of Montgomery, AL; Nathan Blackmon, Nicole Blackmon and Claire Blackmon, of Spanish Fort, AL and one great grandchild, Rhea Green.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30am, Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Eastern Shore Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends, beginning at 10:30 am.  Officiating will be Rev. Stuart Davidson and Rev. John Anderson.  Private interment will be at Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be, Blake Green, Brent Green, Nathan Blackmon, David Breed, Kelley Penney and Mike Cady.  Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Fellowship Life Group at ESBC.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial donations be made to Children’s Hope, c/o FBC Montgomery, 305 S. Perry St., Montgomery, AL  36104.  Expressions of condolence may be offered at hughesfh.com.  Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL.

8 Comments

  1. Carl Hess

    I remember Howard as a Sunday School teacher at First Baptist Church Dothan. He was always upbeat, friendly and well-prepared to teach. I was shocked and saddened to read of his passing and extend my sympathy to his family.

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  2. Stafford Cathell

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. A great man of faith and I’m glad I got to know him and his family as I grew up in Dothan,Al.

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  3. Nancy Morse

    We knew Howard and Sue at Eastern Shore Baptist Church. Great friends and devoted Christians. Praying for Sue and all the family.
    Nancy and Tommy

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  4. Sheila Merritt

    Mrs. Green and Family, I was so sorry when I read about Mr. Green passing away. I have special memories of both of you and the time we spent together at the Library. I’m thinking of all of you at this time.
    Love, Sheila

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  5. Pamela Pitman Brown

    Hugs to the whole family. What an awesome family man and true leader in the church and community.

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  6. Tom & Carolyn Sheff

    Our deepest sympathy to your entire family and especially to you Sue. We were next door neighbors for around 30 years and sincerely missed your presence when you departed Dothan. Howard was a kind and caring man, may God bring solace and peace to your family.

    Tom & Carolyn Sheff

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  7. Chief John C. White, DPD, RET.

    I spent many years working as a young narcotics officer in Dothan and Blake was my partner. I enjoyed many meals that Ms. Sue prepared. Blake left me to attend Jones Law school and I eventually progressed to Chief of Police in Dothan but I stayed in touch with Howard after my best partner Blake went to meet our Lord. Howard told me many times that he was so proud of me. Howard and Blake inspired me to attend Jones Law school and I graduated, retired as chief and haw now practiced law since 2005.

    Howad Green was the most honorable man I have ever known and I am a better man for having been close to his family.

    Chief John C. White, Ret, DPD, Attorney at Law

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  8. Ansley and Charlotte Whatley

    Sue and Lisa,
    Ansley and I have so many wonderful memories of your family. Ansley’s memories date back to Kiwanis days and all the telethons, bake sales, and work with the DARC. Sue, you had such a positive impact on my chiuldren’s love for reading. We now have twin grandsons and we are really into books! Lisa, I can say you were one of my favorite students during my Girard teaching days. Howard lived a full life of service to others. May you find peace and comfort as you face the days ahead.
    With much love,
    Ansley and Charlotte

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