She was born in Reliance and lived in Athens, Ala., for 20 years. She returned and has called Reliance home for the past 15 years. She sang with the Gospel Pioneers and had a servant’s heart for people. She enjoyed spending time with her family and was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Thomas Taylor and Ruby Louise Jones Taylor; and siblings: Goldman Delano Taylor, Danny Lee Taylor, Alice Wilcox and Ally Lorene Taylor.
She is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, Bo Green; children: Ricky Yates of Hartselle, Ala., Cody and Vanessa Yates of Athens and Angela and Randall Ricks of Horn Lake, Miss.; nine grandchildren: Colby Yates, Mahalia Yates, Chase Yates, Jacob (Angela) Sellers, Sarah (Timothy) Wood, Kristain Ricks, Joshua Ricks, Lacenda (Chris) Douthit and Chelsea (James) Miles; 12 great-grandchildren: Dalton, London and Auston Wood, Jordan and Odakota Sellers, Isabaella, Emma and Brylie Ricks, Gage Douthit, Desiree, Adien, and Raelynn Miles; a sister, Ann and Melvin Goode of Reliance; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 10, 2013, in the chapel of Grissom Funeral Home with the Rev. Ricky Bell officiating.
Interment will follow in Mount ain Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Green family guest book at www.grissomfh.net.