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Green, Samuel A.
Samuel Allen Green, age 88, of 705 W. Monmouth St. in Abingdon died at 9:40 am Monday, July 11, 2011 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg.

He was born on November 16, 1922 in Henderson County, the son of Orvie William and Nancy Emmajean (Banta) Green.

Sam is survived by one brother, Gayle (and Pat) Green of Abingdon, with whom he made his home the past seven and one-half years; one sister, Joyce Price of Sleepy Hollow; and several nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Kenneth and Roy, and two sisters Norma and Frances.

Sam grew up in Henderson County and attended elementary schools. He also had lived in Warren County prior to moving to Abingdon. He was a farmer and loved the farm. He was a hard worker and never complained. He loved music, especially Lawrence Welk and music of the 40's and 50's. Sam like kids and pets and loved teasing people. He was of the Protestant faith.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Thursday, July 14, 2011 at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel. Cremation will be accorded following the visitation with private burial of his ashes at a future date.

Memorials may be made to the Guardian Angels Humane Society. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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