May 29, 1938 ~ August 1, 2004

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Mr. Jim Lee Green, of Farmington, passed away Sunday evening, August 1, 2004, at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, at the age of 66 years, 2 months & 2 days. Jim was born May 29, 1938, in Doe Run, to the late Luther A. & Dorothy 'Weiss' Green.

Jim was a member of Doe Run Methodist Church; a retired Doe Run Lead Co. employee of 28 years & a U.S. Navy Veteran.

Survivors include his WIFE: Sadie Ruth 'Shoemake' Green, of Farmington; 2 DAUGHTERS: Debra Kay 'Mrs. Dan' Buxton, Farmington; Shelly Lea 'Mrs. Brian' Kennon, of Farmington; 1 SON: Jim Lee (& Carol) Green, Jr., of Farmington; 5 GRANDCHILDREN: Jason Buxton; Adam Buxton; Dakota Green; Devyn Kennon & Jake Kennon, all of Farmington; 2 SISTERS: Pat Williams, of Farmington; Judy Green (& Dr. Mike Klueker), of Colorado; 1 BROTHER: Bill (& Doris) Green, of Colorado; 1 AUNT: Helen Zimmerman, of Doe Run; Best Friend: Carl Lee 'Cotton' Johnson, of Farmington; & numerous other Special Relatives & Friends.

Visitation will be Tuesday, 5-9 p.m., August 3, 2004, Visitation resumes Wednesday, 7 a.m., with funeral service at 11:00 a.m., August 4, 2004, at TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Pastor Phil Senter officiating. Interment follows in the Weiss Family Cemetery, Doe Run, Missouri.

Memorials may be made to: * American Heart Association.

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  1. Debbie, I am so sorry to hear about your father. My prayers are with you in this trying time. Sheila

  2. I knew Jim from coming in on Sunday morning with his grandchildren at Duncan's mobil mart. The last time I talk to him was when they were coming from church to get their breakfast at the station. He was a great and respectful person. He was one of my personal favorites of all the other costomers. I give my blessing to the family and friends. Sincerely, Chrissy

  3. Sadie, Debra, Jim and Shelly (my most favorite sister-in-law), I'm so sorry for your loss. Jim was a great person who will be missed by all that knew him. We wish we could be with you, but as we can't our thoughts are with you.

  4. Jimmy and Carol – we are so sorry to hear about your dad. We were just up there this past weekend and heard that he was in the hospital. If there is anything that we can do, please let us know. Our prayers are with your entire family.

  5. My deepest sympathies on the loss of such a tremendous man. Jim had a smile that was truly contagious. I will miss his laughter and his vitality.

  6. Sadie & Family, So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Sadie, I remember riding the school bus and always thinking how cute and little your were…of course us Pritchett's never knew what that was like…we skipped that size growing up. (haha!). May God's presence comfort you in the days to come. Leanna Pritchett Thomure

  7. Jimmy, Shelly and family–We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  8. Debbie, Sadie, and families, my sincere sympathy to you in the loss of your father and husband. The last time I saw and talked to Jim was at Mine LaMotte Lake. He was a good man. You all our in my prayers.

  9. Sadie I am very sorry. I only wish I could be there for you.I Love you,and our prayers go out for you. Nolan

  10. Mom Sadie, Shelly, Daddy, and rest of family…Pa will be missed greatly but as we all grieve together I want to let you all know we will make it through together. You guys are always here for me and now we will all stick together and make it through. I love you all SO much…*Kota*

  11. Dear Mr.Green,shelly, and mom Sadie i know i didn't know Jim that well but i did get a chance to meet him. When i came over to see everyone he was always there and i always got the chance to talk to him. I wish i could have got a chance to talk to him more and say thanks for treating me as a part of the family. He was a great person and i will always remember him. You all have my prayers. And thanks for treating me as one of the family members. sincerely, Jake Crannell

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