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Therman "T.w." Green

Therman W. (T.W.) Green, Lt. Col. USMC, Retired age 92, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2012. T.W. was preceded in death by his loving wife of 63 years, Evelyn S. Green in 2008. He is survived by his 3 children: Terry Wayne and Danette Green of Lawrenceville, GA; Valerie Green Grasso of Woodstock, GA; James Frank and Laura Green of Macon, GA, 5 grandchildren: Taylor Green, Allison Creeger, Ryan Grasso, Whitley Green and Shelley Green, 3 great grandchildren: Addison Green, McKinley and Lillie Creeger, sisters-in-law: Grace Smith of Lawrenceville, GA and Dottie Smith of Atlanta, GA, several nieces, nephews and numerous other relatives and a host of friends. A native of Lawrenceville, Georgia he was the son of the late James Frank Green and Bertie Irene Lee Green and was preceded in death by his siblings: Maude Augie Wylie, Mary Alice Robinson, John William Green. Mr. Green retired from the United States Marine Corps as Lieutenant Colonel. He participated in the Asiatic Pacific and the Philippine Liberation Campaigns as a fighter pilot. He also served in an active reserve unit (VMF 351) NAS in Atlanta, GA for many years. Mr. Green also retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as a Soil Scientist after 6 years of service. A Graveside Service Celebrating the Life of T.W. Green will be at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Gwinnett Memorial Park with Military Honors. Rev. Mac Cregger will officiate. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m. at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at stjude.org or to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at choa.org or to the New Hope Methodist Church, Lawrenceville, GA Condolences may be sent or view at www.wagesfuneralhome.com Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, “A Family Company”, Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA, 30046 770-963-2411 has been entrusted with the arrangements.