Clifton L. Green

March 19, 1920December 31, 2018

Clifton Lee Green, age 98 of Athens, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 at the Limestone Health Facility. He was born March 19, 1920 to Harvey Jesse Green and Lou Della Hooper Green.

Mr. Green was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mildred Miller Green, one son, David M. Green, one brother, Walter A. Green, and one sister, Velma Robison.

Mr. Green served in the Army in WWII, he was a long term employee with NASA, where he worked on the Saturn V with Von Braun. Mr. Green attended 1st United Methodist Church and the Men's Bible Class.

Survivors include two daughters, Lou Ann Schrimsher and husband Malcolm, Susan Ragasa and husband Joe, two nephews, Ralph Green and wife Ginny, Keith Green, one daughter-in-law Mary Green, 4 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

There will be a Graveside service Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Athens City Cemetery at 2 PM with George Whitten officiating.


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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