James Edward Green, 91 of Lake Kaho, Mount Olive, IL died on Monday, May 4, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. at Morning Side of Troy. He was born on September 28, 1928, in Stewart County, TN to the late Clarence Green and Minnie “Hicks” Green.
He married Hester Loretta Jarred on January 11, 1969, at Scott Air Force Base. She preceded him in death on August 3, 2013. He was a 25-year member of the United States Air Force retiring as a Master Sgt. James attended Mass at St. John Paul II, Mt. Oliv.
James leaves behind one son, Terry (Sheryl) Green of Taylor, TX; step-daughter, Barbara Felts of Trenton, IL; life partner, Pam Mazurer of San Antonia, TX; four granddaughters, Cayton Green, Laura Burkert, Rita (Jeff) Tucker and Cathi (Joseph) Lanzante; three grandsons, J. Ryan (Kelsey) Green, Dan Rafferty and Mark (Penny) Rafferty; and nine great-grandchildren, Kinley Green, Nichlos Burkert, Rylee Rafferty, Tiffany (Josh) Muniz, Jarred (Taylor) Tucker, Meghan Lanzante, Joseph Lanzante, Paxton Muniz and Beau Tucker.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one son, Eric Green; mother-in-law, Mazie Stuber; stepson, Donald Michael; grandson, Jeffery Mazurik; and brothers, Henry Clay Green and Elree Green.
Private services will be held on Friday, May 8, 2020, at Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive with Father Thomas Hagstrom. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Shiloh. Memorials are suggested to Homes for Our Troops clo Becker Funeral Home, 221 So Poplar, Mt. Olive.