Elizabeth Atchley Green, a resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born April 29, 1925 in Akron, Ohio, a daughter of Ernest B. and Mary Agnes (Mason) Atchley. She departed this life Monday, October 29, 2012 in Fayetteville, at the age of 87 years.
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Elizabeth was a member of the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. She attended the University of Kansas City in 1942-1945, 1946 where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree, Double Major in Biology and English. She attended the George Washington University, Washington, DC in 1947-1948 at the School of Medical Technology, where she received a certificate in Medical Technologist-Registered-American Society of Clinical Pathologist. She was a Co-Founder of the Bell Ringer School for handicapped children, Bartlesville, OK. Elizabeth was owner/operator of "Fleece 'N Flax", Eureka Springs, AR from 1972 until present.
On February 3, 1945, Elizabeth was united in marriage with Jess Green who survives him of the home. She is also survived by four children, Jess D. Green, III of Franklin, TN; David D. Green of Boston, MA; Mary E. Green of Conway, AR; Mark A. Green of Glenview, IL; five grandchildren, two great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and a host of friends and loved ones.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Mary Atchley, and two sisters.
Rosary will be 7:30 PM, Friday, November 2, 2012 at the Nelson's Chapel of the Springs. Funeral Mass will be 11:30 A.M. Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Eureka Springs, AR with Father Shaun Wesley officiating. Interment will follow at the Eureka Springs Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 30 Crescent Drive, Eureka Springs, AR 72632. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Nov. 1 to Dec. 1, 2012