Edna Mae Green, 97, of Blackwater, Missouri passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Cooper County Memorial Hospital in Boonville.
Edna was born April 8, 1918 to Thomas Richard and Mattie Lee Calvert in Boonesboro, Missouri. She was raised along with four sisters and a brother in Howard County where both her parents had also been born and raised.
On March 31, 1934, at the age of 16, Edna was married to William Lester Green and to that union 14 children were born.
Edna Mae Green was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Lester; son, Delane Green; brother Clyde Calvert; sisters, Georgie Forsee, Marie Head, Helen Turner and Laura Pearl Grimm.
Edna is survived by sons, Frank Green and his wife Clara of Boonville; Winfred Green and his wife Donna of Paducah, Ky.; David Green and his wife Marvina, Joe Green and his wife Lila, Steve Green and his wife Lorraine and John Green, all of Blackwater; daughters Genevieve Mayes and her husband. Herbert of Greenville, Ky., Mary Lou Henry of Columbia, Mo., Barbara Thurman of Blackwater, Carlene Babini and her husband Bob of Albuquerque, N.M., Coleen Hays of Blackwater, Pat Morris and her husband Gip of Council Bluff, Iowa, Susan Fenton and her husband Danny of Blackwater; 41 grandchildren; 105 great- grandchildren; 55 great-great grandchildren and numerous other family and friends.
Funeral services for Edna Mae Green will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Old Lamine Church of Christ with burial immediately following in the Old Lamine Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove.
Donations in Edna's memory are suggested to the Salvation Army.
Online condolences may be submitted at www.meisenheimerfuneralhomes.com.
Meisenheimer Funeral Home - Pilot Grove - Pilot Grove
200 Roe Street
Pilot Grove, MO 65276
Published in Boonville Daily News from Jan. 27 to Feb. 3, 2016