Bobbye Leeke Green

Published 5:29 pm Thursday, January 17, 2013

Bobbye Leeke Green died in Etowah, Tenn. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. She was born in Bogalusa on Aug. 15, 1928. She was a lifelong resident of this community.

She was an active member of First Baptist Church, Bogalusa. She successfully balanced a career, home and family during her adult life. She was a longtime member of the Civic League and served in many positions of service in the community including the operations and programs of the local YWCA for many years.

She is survived by her husband, J. “Buddy” Green Jr.; a daughter, Tanda (Gary) Dykes of Reliance, Tenn.; a son, Craig (Andrea) Green of Carrollton, Texas; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one nephew, Charles Purvis Jr.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Jan. 19 at First Baptist Church, Bogalusa, from 9:30 a.m. until time for the funeral services at 11 a.m. Interment will follow the service at Hillview Memorial Gardens. The officiant will be the Rev. Bob Adams. Deacons of First Baptist Church will serve as pallbearers.

Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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