Columbus Green, 67, of Monticello died July 8, 2014 at the John A. McClellan Veteran Affairs Hospital in Little Rock.
Mr. Green was owner of Columbus Green Pulpwood and Logging Company and a U.S. Army veteran.
He was born on March 31, 1947 in Drew County and was the son of the late John Albert and Atlee Lambert Green.
Mr. Green attended Drew High School of Monticello and became a business owner at the age of 21, successfully operating the Columbus Green Pulpwood and Logging Company for 46 years. He served his country for 11 years in the United States Army.
His family and community will always remember him as a loving husband, father, grandfather, friend and businessman who supported everyone he knew.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, John A. Green, John H. Green and Carl Lee Green; one sister, Willie Dale Pete; and one son, Steven A. Green.
He is survived by his wife, Caroline Ann Sawyer; two sons, Henry Green of Little Rock, and Johnathan E. Green of Monticello; three daughters, Sandra (Stanley) Giles and Charlotte Green, both of Little Rock, and Chloe White of Conway; one brother, Earnest (Lillie) Green of Lacey; two sisters, Eula Mae Daniels and Georgia Green, both of Monticello, 15 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and a plethora of relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Green will be held July 15 at 11 a.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello.