Paul Allen Green, 89, of North Vernon died at 3:37 a.m. Thursday, October 1. 2020, at Columbus Transitional Care in Columbus.
Funeral services were Saturday, October 3, 2020, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service with the Rev. Don Hadley officiating. Burial followed at Vernon Cemetery.
Mr. Green was a 1948 graduate of Paris Crossing High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a rural mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Jennings County retiring in 1991 after 25.5 years and had previously work for Arvin Industries until 1966. Mr. Green was a member of First Baptist Church, former member of Rural Letter Carriers, and a former member and song leader at Commiskey Baptist Church in Commiskey. Mr. Green enjoyed reading, gospel music, and driving cars for local auto dealerships. He was the 1964 track champion at the Jennings County Fairgrounds, church softball league coach for many years, and was on the Paris Crossing High School basketball team the year they won the all-county tournament.
Born November 9, 1930, in Commiskey, Mr. Green was the son of Sebe and Hazel Branham Green. He married Cora Maxine Moore Green December 24, 1951, at the Cana Methodist Church in Jennings County and she survives.
In addition to his wife, survivors include sons, Mike (Candy) Green of North Vernon, Gary (Ann) Green of Seymour, and Steve (Cindy) Green of Columbus; grandchildren, Julie (Jeff) Miller of Nashville, Tennessee, Emily (Adam) Conley of Greenwood, Melinda (Brandon) Wedde of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Ben (Tori) Green of Jonesville; eight great-grandchildren; and step-great-grandchildren, Jake Robertson and Bonnie Chambers, both of North Vernon; and eight great-grandchildren.
Mr. Green was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Marion and Gilbert Green; and sisters, Betty Fippen and Helen Harmon.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to First Baptist Church or Friends of the Library.