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VENORA B (Bearden) GREEN

July 14, 1923 - November 13, 2012
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GREEN, VENORA BEARDEN, age 89, of Birmingham, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2012. She was born in West Blocton, AL one of twins to John A. and Mary Rose Bearden on July 14, 1923. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, James G. Green, Sr.; her parents, brothers, and sisters. She graduated from West Blocton High School and Livingston University. She received her master's Degree from UAB in Elementary Education. She was a retired teacher with 33 years in the public schools. She was a member at Woodlawn United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and the Gladys Kirby Sunday School Class. She served on the...
GREEN, VENORA BEARDEN, age 89, of Birmingham, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2012. She was born in West Blocton, AL one of twins to John A. and Mary Rose Bearden on July 14, 1923. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, James G. Green, Sr.; her parents, brothers, and sisters. She graduated from West Blocton High School and Livingston University. She received her master's Degree from UAB in Elementary Education. She was a retired teacher with 33 years in the public schools. She was a member at Woodlawn United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and the Gladys Kirby Sunday School Class. She served on the Administrative Council at her church for many years. She was a volunteer at Vulcan Park but resigned due to failing health. Venora was a member of Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs (AFWC). She received the Louise Wilson's Award for her outstanding leadership in her club from AFWC. She was an active member of The Woman's Club of Birmingham where she served as President and held many other offices. From Third District Women's Clubs she received the Ruby Shook Award for her leadership as President of her club. She is survived by her son, James G. Green, Jr. (Susan Bice); daughter, Susan Diane Green; grandchildren, Beth Brewer (Philip), Jamie Green (Christy), Adam Green (Carolyn), Jeremy Ray (Danielle), and Michael Ray; great grandchildren, Katie, Colby, Lauren, Carlyn, Carington, Emily, Brianna, and Mason; and many loving nieces and nephews. Her family will receive friends on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 12-1 at Ridout's Trussville Chapel with her service beginning at 1 with Rev. Larry Horne officiating. Burial will follow at Jefferson Memorial Gardens.

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