Nettie B. Green

Funeral services for Nettie B. Green, 93, of Felton were held Tuesday, October 1, 1985 in the Berry Funeral Home in Felton.


Mrs. Green died of arteriosclerotic heart disease in the Courtland Manor Nursing Home in Dover on Saturday, September 28, 1985.


Nettie was born October 4, 1891 in Kent County to the late Nathan and Mary Susan Dill Minner.


She retired in 1957 from the Felton public school system, where she was a cafeteria worker.


She was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Green, who died February 4, 1971.


She is survived by two sons, Johnson N. and William W. Green of Felton; a daughter, Grace Havelow of Felton; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.


Interment was in Barratt’s Chapel Cemetery, Frederica.


Nettie joined the Felton Community Fire Company Auxiliary March 13, 1946 and continued serving to become a life member.  Her family has followed her tradition in being active in the Felton Community Fire Company and Auxiliary.  Her daughter, Grace was a life member.  Her son-in-law, Jimmy Havelow, was a life member of the FCFC.  Her granddaughters, Marilyn Green Alexander and Jo Ann Green Morris are both Auxiliary life members.  Marilyn’s husband, David, is a life member of FCFC.  Grand-son-in-law, Donald Woikoski is a life and 50+ year member of the FCFC.  Great-grandchildren, Annette W. Ashley and Tracey W. Parker, are both Auxiliary life members. Tracey’s husband, Jody Parker, is a life member of FCFC. Great-granddaughter, Monica ‘Cricket’ Morris is an Auxiliary member.


This web site article was prepared by Sandy Wood using information contained in Nettie’s obituary published in the Dover Post on October 2, 1985 and auxiliary records.  Prepared on June 28, 2015.

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