Prairie Grove Cemetery, Emmett, Navarro County, Texas
Sam Houston Green was the sixth child of
Caleb Pinkney and Mollie Othella (Williams) Green,
who lived on a farm south of Frost,
Navarro County, Texas.
Sam married Stella Lavoy Christian. Stella was born on Feb 10, 1898.
For more than fifty years owned and farmed land in the Emmett
Sam died on November 4, 1974. Stella died on Feb 13, 1977 at
the Evergreen Nursing Home in Corsicana. They are buried together in the
Prairie Grove Cemetery at
Emmett, Navarro County Texas.
They had two sons, Corben Lomede Green and Collin Oneil
Corben Lomede Green born January 4, 1920, attended Emmett
School, served in the U.S. Army
during World War II and on June 15, 1947 married Frances Louise Frederick,
the daughter of Sam H. &Vivian Mae (Lane) Frederick. Corben and Frances
lived in Corsicana where he attended Navarro Junior College Vocational Division,
and there their first child, Dana Leigh Green, was born in 1951. In the
early 1950's they moved to the Dallas area where their daughter Diane was born.
Corben died on Nov 15, 1999 in Garland, Dallas Co., TX and was buried in the
Prairie Grove Cemetery at
Emmett, Navarro Co., TX
Sam and Stella Green's other son, Collin Oneil Green, was
born in December of 1920. He married Gloria McFadden of Corsicana.
They have one son, Steven Neil Green. Steven was born in 1951 and
graduated from Corsicana High School. He attended Navarro Junior College.
Gloria died in 1988. Collin remarried to Aubrey Coffy on July 22, 1991.
Collin died on April 19, 2000 at his home in Corsicana was buried at the
Resthaven Cemetery in Navarro
OBITUARY - Corsicana Daily Sun
Funeral Services were to be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Griffin Funeral
Home Chapel for Sam Green, 81 resident of Rt. 1 Frost, who died Tuesday morning.
Rev. Luther Crawford was to officiate, with burial to follow at
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Stella Green of Corsicana; two sons, Gordon
Green of Garland and Collin Green of Corsicana; a brother, Joe Green of Frost;
four sisters, Mrs Alice Gilbert, Mrs. Sudell Webb and Martha Young all of
Corsicana and Mrs. Clara Wright of Overton; two grand sons, Steve Green of
Corsicana and Dana Green of Dallas; and a granddaughter, Dianne Green of
Garland; Pallbearers include J. C. Green, Truitt Green Ervin Green, Marion
Green, Rufus Christian, Bill Christian.
Obituary: Corsicana Daily Sun: Monday, February 14, 1977, pg 2a
Services were to be at 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Griffin Funeral Home Chapel for
Mrs Stella Green, 79, resident of Corsicana, who died yesterday morning at
Evergreen Nursing Home.
The Rev. James Eddins was to officiate with burial following at
She was a member of the Prairie Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Emmett.
Survivors include two sons, Corbel L. Green of Garland and Collin O. Green of
Corsicana; three grandchildren, Dan Green and Diana Green both of Garland and
Steve Green of Corsicana.
Pallbearers were to be Bill Christian, Rufus Christian, Dick Christian, Virgil
Austin, J.C. Green, and Truitt Green.