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Information for Edwin George Green

9 September, 1900 - 23 May, 1984

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

May, 1984
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Elbie Green

    Funeral services for the Rev. Elbie D. Green, 83, of 111 15th Ave. S., Nampa, who died Wednesday, May 23, in a Nampa nursing home, will be conducted 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the North Nampa Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. R.W. Carpenter, pastor of the church, officiating.  He will be assisted by the Rev. H.C. Thomas, Intermountain District Superintendent of the Church of the Nazarene.  Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    He was born Sept. 9, 1900 in Industry, Ill.  At a young age he moved with his family to Oklahoma where they lived until 1911.  The family then moved to Idaho by way of covered wagon, spending that winter in Casper, Wyo., and then moved onto Idaho Falls in July of 1912.  He later moved to Los Angeles, Calif.. where he met and married Oleda Avery.  His wife preceded him in death and he married Edna Wright in 1945.  He and his wife served 25 years in the pastorate of the Church of the Nazarene in California. In 1971, they moved to Nampa where they had since made their home.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two sons, Elden Green, Sunnyvale, Calif. and Douglas Green, Federal Way, Wash.; one daughter. Dena Wyland, San Diego, Calif.; two brothers, Zavan Green, Firth, and Gayle Green, Los Angeles, Calif.; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
    The family suggest memorials to the Mercy Medical Center Hospice Program, 1512 12th Ave. Rd., Nampa, 83651 or flowers may be sent.

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