Minnie (Barclay) Green (1916 - 2012)

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Minnie Barclay Green went to be with the Lord Feb. 1, 2012. Minnie was born in Belgrade to William and Lucy Barclay on June 8, 1916.

Minnie graduated from Kinman Business College in 1937 and then went to work for the Department of Agriculture. She was a Sergeant in the Women's Army Corp on the Manhattan Project from 1943-1946 and then worked as a law librarian for the Department of Energy until her retirement in 1972. She then worked as an administrative assistant for the local Camp Fire Girls council and was a volunteer in the church library for more than 20 years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Oak Ridge, where she was a member of the United Methodist Women – Newlife Fellowship Circle. Minnie enjoyed traveling, especially with her church group and Elderhostel and also volunteering in the church library.

She is preceded in death by her husband, George Wayne Green of Oak Ridge; and brother, Clarence Barclay of Bozeman.

She is survived by brother, Laurence Barclay; and sister, Emma Monroe, both of Bozeman; daughter, Linda Driver Ray and spouse, Bruce Ray of Ashland, Va.; son, Michael W. Green and spouse, Patti Green of Knoxville; grandchildren, Diana Ray Nazari and spouse, Adam of Frederick, Md., Noah Ray of Sherwood, Ark., Nathan Ray and spouse, Jennifer of Glen Cove, N.Y., Garrett Ray and Jonathan Ray of Ashland, Patrick Green, Kimberlee Green, Spencer Green and Colin Green, all of Knoxville; and great-grandson, Alex Nazari of Fredrick, Md.

Receiving friends will take place at Weatherford Mortuary from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9. Burial will be at Anderson Memorial Gardens at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, with a memorial service to follow at First United Methodist Church in Oak Ridge at 2 p.m.

The family thanks Companions Extraordinaire Nursing Network of Ashland, Va. and Home Instead Senior Care of Knoxville for the loving care that they provided for Minnie over the past several years.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the , or to First United Methodist Church, Oak Ridge, Tenn., or to a .
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Feb. 9, 2012
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