Arnett Allen Green
August 23, 1929 - April 5, 2021
Arnett Allen Green, 91, passed away peacefully, on April 5, 2021, in Charlottesville, Va.
Arnett was born on August 23, 1929, in Bolair, W.Va., to the late Ottis and Ovia Green. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold Lloyd and Ronald Clay Green. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Jean Houghton Green.
Arnett graduated from Webster Springs High School in 1947 and worked in the coal mines for a short time before signing up to serve our country in the Navy during the Korean War. He served aboard the USS Monterey, Yorktown, and Saratoga as an airplane mechanic. Arnett went to Coyne Electrical School in Chicago and eventually worked at AT&T for 35 years. Arnett was active in church serving as Sunday school teacher, Deacon, ministry to the deaf, prison ministry, children's ministry, choir, and anything else that was needed. He loved to fish and camp in his beloved mountains of West Virginia.
Arnett is survived by his sister, Nedra Elaine Hamrick and husband, Paul, of Ranson, W.Va.; son, Charles Wesley Green and wife, Debbie, of Earlysville, Va.; daughter, Stephanie Green Ford and husband, Justin, of Nashville, Tenn.; daughter, Jennifer Green Ferguson and husband, Darryl, of Farmington Hills, Mich.; grandchildren, Megan and Chase Green, Jordan and Kelsey Ford, Aaron, Micah, Caleb, and Lydia Ferguson; and great-grandchildren, Malia and Sawyer Morris.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at his property on the Gauley River in Webster Springs, W.Va.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Angelman Syndrome Foundation in honor of Arnett Green. Donate online at angelman.org/donate
or checks can be mailed to Angelman Syndrome Foundation, 3015 E New York St., Suite A2-#285, Aurora, IL 60504.
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Published by Daily Progress on Apr. 11, 2021.