Mrs. Mary Catherine Adams Green, age 84, of Lindale, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at a local healthcare facility.

Mrs. Green was born in Rome, Georgia on August 11, 1934, daughter of the late Gladys McGhee Adams and former Sheriff of Floyd County, the late Joe Adams.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Houston Green, and by two brothers, John & Michael Adams.  Mrs. Green was the first certified female deputy in Georgia and retired as a Sergeant from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office following 23 years of service.  She was a member of the Peace Officer’s Association of Georgia, the Georgia Sheriff’s Association and Cedar Bluff First Baptist Church.  Her greatest loves were her family and watching Wheel of Fortune.

Survivors include a daughter, Carla Green Pence (Ted), Lindale; a son, Steve Green (Christie), Calhoun; a sister, Jo Ann Lyles, Rome; two grandchildren, Lindsey McStotts (Patrick), Silver Creek, and Shelby Catherine Green, Calhoun; a great grandson, Houston McStotts; nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 2pm at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.  Dr. Mark Cosby will officiate.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Monday from 5 until 8pm.

Members of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office will serve as honorary pallbearers and are asked to assemble at the cemetery on Tuesday at 1:45pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Heyman HospiceCare at Floyd, P. O. Box 163, Rome, GA 30162.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.