Gloria Avila Green

December 22, 1923April 15, 2014

Gloria Avila Green (1923-2014)

Gloria Avila Green, 90, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 of natural causes. She was born December 22, 1923 in Yuma, AZ. She graduated from Yuma High School. Gloria was a retired Bookkeeper/Accountant from Hinkle and Perius CPA. She was a member of Catholic Daughters and DES/DDD Human Rights and Ethics Committee. Gloria loved to read, travel and was an avid crossword puzzler.

Gloria is survived by her son, James Del (Susan) of Yuma; daughters, Victoria L. Morga (Francisco) of Wellton, Julia Valdez (Fred) of Yuma; brother, Rudolph V. Avila of Yuma; sister, Ramona O. Peterson of Yuma; grandchildren, James M. Green of Yuma, Melissa A. Green of Las Vegas, NV, Alejandro Morga of Yuma, Vanessa Morga of Durham, NC; 2 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Gloria was preceded in death by her spouse, James C. Green.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, April 21, 2014 with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Johnson Mortuary, 1415 S. 1st Avenue, Yuma. Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 with Father Chris Orendorff officiating at St. Francis Catholic Church, 1815 S. 8 th Avenue, Yuma.

Pallbearers: Rachael Nickle, Laura Murphy, Rebecca Loroña, Sherri Wayman, James M. Green, Melissa A. Green, and Alejandro Morga. Honorary Pallbearers: Miriam Garcia, Angelica Garcia, Karla Garcia, Carolina Orta, and Adrianna Epinoza.

Donations can be made to Hospice of Yuma, 1824 S 8th Ave, Yuma, AZ 85364

Arrangements under the direction of Johnson Mortuary & Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Yuma, AZ.


  • Visitation Monday, April 21, 2014
  • Rosary Service Monday, April 21, 2014
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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Mary Nell Sergent

April 27, 2014

I knew Gloria when we were all young mothers. She would visit in our block with the Coz family. We had wonderful times drinking coffee and visiting. She was a wonderful wife, mother, daughter and friend. My sympathy to all of the family. She and Modo were classy people

Kathy Steiert Newcomb

April 27, 2014

Jimmy Del, Vickie, and Julia,
Your Mom was a very kind, loving, and caring person. I hope you find peace knowing she is kicking her heels up with good friends and loved ones right now.

Love You And God Bless

Linda Sue Nelson-Cardoza

April 23, 2014

Vicky, Julia & Jimmydale,
I'm sorry to hear that my Nena passed away, my condolences to your family's. I saw her about 1 1/2 yrs ago and she looked Good. Tiger and I stopped in to say hello. Now she's finally with my Nino again, after all those years.

April 21, 2014

I send my deepest condolences and thought of love to the friends and family. May the joyous memories bring you peace during this difficult occasion. I hope that you can draw consolation and solace from the God of all comfort (2 Cor. 1:3)

Carolyn (Pancrazi) Marquez

April 21, 2014

Dear Jimmy, Vicky and Julia, So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. My condolences to all and am sending prayers to your and your families. May she rest in peace.

April 21, 2014

Mike & I would like to say how sorry to hear about the passing of Gloria. We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to her family & friends. Wish we could be there. Mike & Roberta Morgan

Kim Hinkle

April 21, 2014

I knew Mrs. Green from working at Hinkle & Perius CPAs. She was always such a sweet woman. I know family was very important to her and she was very blessed to be so loved. May God bless you during this difficult time.

Cathey Jo Ferguson/Bernard

April 21, 2014

Julia, Vicky and Jimmy, I am so sad to read of your mother passing on. She was a wonderful person, she passed on her love of life to you, her childern her treasures on earth her. I see her beauty in your smiles and hear her love when you laugh. Gloria was a wonderful mother and friend. May you feel God, as he holds you in His arms to comfort you. I am sorry I will not be able to attend her celebration of life service. I will be with you in spirit. Rest in pease Gloria.

Irene Montoya

April 20, 2014

Gloria was a strong woman. I know you will miss her. I pray your memories, faith and family will console you during your time of grief.

Jackie Bruno

April 19, 2014

My prayers and sympathy are with your whole family .

Jackie Bruno