Cody E. Green, 12
Cody E. Green, 12, of rural Flora, died Saturday, April 28, 2012, at 12:45 p.m. at Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis. He was diagnosed with A.L.L., a form of leukemia, in late 2001. He was treated and was in remission until a relapse in 2007, treated again and was in remission until relapsing again October 15, 2011. He had been a patient at Riley since March 2, 2012. He never asked "Why Me," and fought the illness with grace and humility, never complaining about his treatment or care, saying "Thank you," to the many health care professionals that cared for him. For this, he was rewarded with Honorary Marine from the United States Marine Corps.
He was born January 27, 2000, in Lafayette, to his mother Tracy L. Adams Green and his biological father Duane E. Green, of Texas. He was in the 5th grade at Carroll Elementary School, Flora, where he enjoyed his friends and classmates who supported and helped Cody when he was able to be in school. He attended church at White Horse Christian Center in West Lafayette. He was active with Cub Scouts and enjoyed riding his dirt bike, four wheelers, swimming and the NFL team New Orleans Saints football team. Cody had a great sense of humor and he was always worried about everybody else and their well-being, he dearly loved his family.
Surviving are his mom and dad, Tracy L. Adams Green and David Snowberger, of rural Camden; two brothers, Eric and Andrew Green; two step brothers, Rollie and Bryan Snowberger, of Logansport; two step sisters, Erica and Brooklynn Snowberger, of Logansport; maternal grandparents Sherry and Curtis Adams, of Oxford; paternal grandparents Sharon "Penny" Green, of Shadeland, and Alisa Guynn St. Joseph, IL; paternal great-grandparents Jaye and Karen Stover, Sour Lake, TX; and aunts and uncles.
Cody was preceded in death by grandparents Everett Green; "GG" Stover; Marjorie and Clyde Adams; Leland and Lillis Nichols.
Friends may call Saturday, May 5, from 11 a.m. until his funeral at 3 p.m. at Carroll Elementary School, Flora. Pastor Jeff Johns officiating, private family committal service. Memorial contributions to Riley Hospital for Children, envelopes available at the school. Baker-Abbott Funeral Home, Flora, in charge of arrangements. www.baker-abbottfh.com