Ms. Doris Lucille Bailey Green, age 91, of Cedar Bluff, AL, formerly of the Garden Lakes Community, Rome, passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at a local hospital.
Ms. Green was born in Bartow County, GA on May 1, 1926, but was a resident of the Garden Lakes Community for over 50 years. She is the daughter of the late Auvern Thomas Bailey and the late Carrie Leola Brock Bailey. Ms. Green was also preceded in death by her husband, William Albert “Willie” Green, by a sister, Floy Bailey Howell, and by 3 brothers, Harry, Charles, and Doug Bailey. From 1972 until 1991, she, with her late husband, co-owned and operated Greenland Skating Center in Rome, where she became a mother to hundreds of children, especially on the weekends. After her retirement there, she worked with her son at Shenanigans and Jump & Gym, both in Rome. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her son, Kenneth Wayne Green, Cedar Bluff, AL; her daughter, Sherry Anita Green, and her husband, Randy, Rome; 4 grandchildren, Kasey Christian Green Brant, Euharlee, Jeffrey William Green, and his wife, Ashley, Armuchee, SSgt. Joshua Ryan Green, U. S. A. F., England, and Jacob Daniel Green, and his wife, Jordann, Rome; 4 great grandchildren, Brody William Brant, Euharlee, Easton Neil Green, Rome, Olivia Kate Green, Armuchee, and Lennox Jade Green, Rome; a sister, Ann Bailey Butler, Taylorsville; a brother, Thomas Bailey, Piedmont, AL; nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017, at 11am in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Brad Dillard and the Rev. Charles Garrett officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Sunday from 4 until 6pm. At other hours, they may be contacted at their respective residences.
Pallbearers are requested to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Monday at 10:30am and include: Dean Nelson, Roger Duncan, Steve Nelson, Steve Bailey, Kevin Howell, Farren Bailey, Butch Howell, and Corey Brant.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.