Obituary from Clara McCague’s shoe box
Etta Eakright Green, 91, who resided with a daughter and family in
Mrs. Green died from complications of age and she had been seriously ill since Sunday. She entered the hospital on Monday.
She was born on a farm west of Norris Chapel church and her father, the late Daniel Metcalf, gave the land on which the church was built.
Mrs. Green was born March 28, 1871, and she was the daughter of Daniel Metcalf and the late Katherine Sebert Metcalf. She resided in DeKalb county nearly all of her lifetime.
June 27, 1897, she and Elsworth A. Eakright were married and Mr.
in 1932. Four years later, she married Clarence Green. Mr.
preceded his wife in death in 1944 and then Mrs. Green went to
Mrs. Green was an active member of the Butler Methodist church and its WSCS and she was also a member of the Orland Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star.
in addition to the daughter are two step-daughters, Mrs. Laura Kimble
body was removed to the Johnson funeral home at
Rev. Alfred Beale, pastor of the Butler Methodist church will officiate
services and burial will follow in Woodlawn cemetery, near