Matthew Green peacefully passed away on May 18, 2013 at the age of 91. He was born October 15, 1921 in Palestine, Texas, one of eleven children of John and Julia Green (deceased). On June 20, 1942, he married LueJimmie Gray. Matthew and his wife relocated to El Paso in 1942. He worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad approximately 12 years and retired from El Paso Natural Gas after 25 years of employment. He was a faithful member of Shiloh Baptist Church. Matthew was a quiet but loyal friend, loving husband and devoted father. He was affectionately known as "Big Daddy" to his family. He and his wife LueJimmie were married for 71 years. Preceded in death by his youngest daughter, Evelyn Green. Survived by wife LueJimmie; sons, Marthel (Gail) and Norvel (Claudia), and daughter Virginia Mason. He was the proud grandfather of seven and the great-grandfather of six children. Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m., with prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at San Jose Funeral Home. Funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Shiloh Baptist Church at 3201 Frutas Avenue, El Paso, Texas. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens of the Valley, 4900 McNutt Road, Santa Teresa, New Mexico. Funeral arrangements by San Jose Funeral Home-East, 10950 Pellicano Dr., (915)5908700
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Published in El Paso Times from May 20 to May 27, 2013