NICHOLSON - Elizabeth "Sis" Pace Green, 88, passed away at her residence following an extended illness on Tuesday, August 27, 2013.
She was born in Nicholson on August 7, 1925, the daughter of the late Barney Bell and Lena Williamson Pace. Elizabeth graduated from Benton, receiving her high school diploma during a time when few people in rural Georgia were successful in the attempt. Mrs. Green was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Lam Thomas Green; two brothers, G.B. Pace, and Gene Pace; a sister, Lurine Pace Bradberry; and daughter, Ann Greene Hubbard.
She was a lifelong resident of Nicholson, where she devoted her time to her family. She worked, until her retirement in the 1980s, at Oxford Manufacturing as a master seamstress.
Survivors include two children, Larry "Tommy" Greene, Sr. and Connie Denise Greene Wood, both of Nicholson; devoted friend, Jan Hill, Nicholson; six grandchildren, Cheryl (Darren) Glenn, Jefferson, Leslie (Gerald) Damron, Nicholson, Larry "Bug" Greene, Jr., Nicholson, Maranda (Katrina) Solomon, Lilburn, Randy (Brittany) Wood, Carnesville, and Candice Wood, Nicholson; 12 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, August 29, from 6 until 9 p.m. Services will be held in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home on Friday, August 30, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Bobby Payne officiating. Interment will follow at Howington Cemetery in Nicholson. Pallbearers will be Larry "Bug" Greene, Randy Wood, Lee Knight, Darren Glenn, Jerry Damron and TJ Freeman. Honorary pallbearer will be Trey Freeman.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.