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Jimmy Haston Green, 86, of Guthrie passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Jimmy was born to William Green and Elsie (Clower) Green on Dec. 27, 1932 in Chico.
A funeral service was held Monday at the Guthrie Activity Center with Rev. Chris McCauley officiating. Burial followed at Guthrie Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes, Knox City.
Jimmy married Helen (Coppedge), July 19, 1952 in Benjamin. Jimmy and Helen were married 67 years.
Jimmy was called to the U.S. Army from 1950-1953, stationed at Fort Leonard Wood & Fort Lewis. Jimmy was Corporal in the infantry.
Jimmy and Helen moved to Guthrie in 1956, and he worked for the Texas Highway Department for 37 years, retiring in 1991. Jimmy loved fishing, working in the garden, and his family.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents; one son James A. Green; and three brothers Herbert Mayberry, Melvin Green and Everet Green.
Jimmy is survived by his loving wife Helen; one son, Dwayne and wife Jamie of Guthrie; two daughters Karen Green of Guthrie and Deborah and husband Jerry of Knox City; one, sister Edna Mae Birchfield of Sulphur Springs; one daughter-in-law Beth Green of Stamford; seven grandchildren Jamie Green, Heather Martin, Jospeh Green, Alicia Boggan, Amber Pritchett, Lance Green, Bryce Green; 14 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild due in November; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Online condolences can be shared with the family at www.smithfamilyfh.com.