Funeral services for Melvin C. Green, age 81, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 21, 2017 at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Havir and Bro. Karl Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at South Liberty Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. There will be no formal visitation. Melvin passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at his residence.
He was born on January 4, 1936 in Benjamin, TX, the son of Willie Grantland and Elsie Mae Clowers Green. He married Mamie Lou Miller on November 21, 1959 in Winnsboro, TX. She survives. Melvin was a member of the Church of God in Big Sandy where he served as a deacon for 55 years. He worked for Farmland Industries as a field and meter tech for many years.
In addition to his wife, Mamie, he is also survived by sons, Melvin Wayne Green and wife Teresa of Bonaparte, Iowa, Marty Clay Green and wife Rebecca of Cedar Creek Lake, daughter, Carolyn Denise Ater and husband Wayne of Sulphur Springs, grandchildren, Melissa Jenkins, Teri Barnes, Ashley Green, Makayla Green, Mitchell Green, great-grandchildren, Aiden and Brooke Barnes, brothers, Jimmy Green, Gene Green, and sister, Edna Birchfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Everette Green and Herbert Mayberry.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.