Meridian Star

December 10, 2012

Elizabeth Stennis Green


The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —



    HOUSTON, Texas — Elizabeth Stennis Green, 98, formerly of Brighton, Ala., died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at her home in Houston.

    Born in Dixon, Miss., and educated in Neshoba County schools, she lived in Meridian, Miss. most of her adult life. She retired to Brighton, Ala., and later moved to Houston.

    Survivors include her only child, Mattie Louise Hunter; two granddaughters: Angelia Michelle Bland of Birmingham, Ala., and Elizabeth Annette Green of Houston; one brother, James B. Stennis of Moss Point, Miss.; her Riley children: Beth, Gail, and Harriet; three great-grandsons; three great-great-grandsons; and, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Henrietta Stennis; three of her four brothers; her husband, Rev. E. J. Green; and one granddaughter, Luellen Orr Hovis.   

    Arrangements are being handled by Johnson Funeral Home of Houston, and Faith Memorial Chapel of Bessemer, Ala., with burial at Oakland Memorial Gardens in Fairfield, Ala.