LaVern "Greenie" Green
February 17, 1932  -  October 22, 2018

LaVern "Greenie" Green


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LaVern “Greenie” Green was born February 17, 1932 in Marshall, Arkansas the daughter of Erskin Vernon and Faye Marie (Sowell) Horton. She passed from this life on Monday, October 22, 2018 in Tulsa at the age of 86 years, 8 months and 5 days.

LaVern graduated high school in Linden, California. She followed her mother into the medical profession working as a Licensed Practical Nurse for almost 40 years specializing in Geriatrics/Alzheimer’s. She loved nursing and worked until she was age 69. LaVern moved to Tulsa 2 years ago from Stockton, California and had also previously lived in Coweta. She enjoyed gardening and dogs. She was of the Baptist faith.

Her survivors include son, Harlan Douglas “Doug” Green of Citrus Heights, California; daughters, Roxanne Saucier of Broken Arrow and Glenda and Carol Henson both of Tulsa; brother, Phillip Roger Horton and wife, Carol of Idaho; grandchildren, Tanya Marie Green of Sacramento, California and Troy Douglas Green of Citrus Heights, California; great grandson, Roran James Green of Citrus Heights, California; and her beloved dogs, Fuffy and Lady, who were rescue animals and her pride and joy.

LaVern was preceded in death by her father, Erskin Horton; mother, Faye Box; brother, Erskin Ray Horton; and sister, Flo Ella Oma Lee Combs.

No services are arranged at this time. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Animal Rescue. Arrangements are under the direction of Heath-Griffith Funeral Home.

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