Green, Gary Gene (Dalton)

Friday, February 22, 2013

Gary Gene Green, 63, of Dalton, GA, died on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at Hamilton Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. 

Gary was born March 20, 1949 in Whitfield County, GA. Gary proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. He belonged to the North American Fishing Club, United States Golf Association and a member of the Disabled Veterans Organization. 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Jessie Bagley; and special Aunt Leitha Green. 

Gary is survived by his wife Carol Babb Green of the residence; daughter and son-in-law, Candy and Tommy Williams of Chatsworth; sisters, Elizabeth "Libby" Dillard and Annette Belcher both of Dalton; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, John C and Betty Babb of Cohutta, Robert and Henrietta Babb Boyd of Rocky Face and Tim Babb of TN; grandson, Trey Williams; granddaughter, Reese Williams; special friend, Leah Wells of Chatsworth; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Gary Green will be held Saturday, February 23, at 2 p.m. at Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home with Pastor Dennis Chasteen officiating. He will be laid to rest at Whitfield Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Ken Dillard, Len Dillard, Eddie Sane, Mathew Sane, John Clark Babb and Trey Williams serving as pall bearers.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5-9 p.m. Friday February 22.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.


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