The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 14, 2014

Dollie Green

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Dollie Green was born July 8, 1931, in Polk County, Mo., and passed away Feb. 12, 2014, in Oklahoma City, Okla.

She was an adventurer, a beloved wife and mother, a role model for her younger sisters, a devoted daughter, good friend to many and a dedicated educator. She had a quest for knowledge, a drive to succeed and a unique prospective of the world.  

Dollie is survived by her children, Jim and Connie Root, Oklahoma City, Don Green, Wichita, Kan., and Debby and Greg Harper Howard, Kan., and grandson and his wife, Charlie and Amber Davis; her sisters, Mary Alice Myers, Bismarck, N.D., Shirley Boyles, Broken Arrow, Okla., and Nancy Jo Reece, Valdosta, Ga.; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years, Claude; sister, Carol Ray; parents, Claude and May Higgins; and grandson, Greg Davis.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Bakers Grove Cemetery.

Contributions are suggested to Bakers Grove Cemetery in care of Daniel Funeral Home.

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