Clois Llewellyn Green, Temple TX and former Rockdale resident, passed away on January 24, 2019 at age 99. He was a long-time Alcoa employee,
problem-solver extraordinaire, Bible teacher and student, beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, great great grandfather, and friend.
Born September 22, 1919 in Memphis TX (yes, we mean Texas), Clois was the 6th of Philip Joseph (“PJ”) and Laura Lillian Green’s 11 children. He graduated from Lewisville High School in 1937. Clois served in the Navy from 1944-1946 as an Electronics Instructor. He then went on to earn a degree in Industrial Engineering from The University of Texas (Austin) in 1949.
During this time, he met Nettie Lou von Rosenberg who would become his beloved wife of 69 years. They married in 1949.
He is survived by his wife Nettie; brothers Henry Green of Austin and Jerry K. Green of Nashville; and five children: Barbara Adams of Lewisville, TX;, Karen Callihan of Arlington, TX; Daryl Green (and Rhonda) of Temple, TX; Laurie McGovern (and David) of Murfreesboro, TN; Art Green (and Susan) of Abilene, TX. Clois and Nettie have 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. Their legacy of loving, providing, giving, helping, and inspiring the best in others will carry on.
Arrangements for Saturday, February 2, 2019 -
Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home, Rockdale, TX
Visitation will be at 10:00 AM
Memorial Service will follow at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
Cherokee Children’s Home
PO Box 295
Cherokee TX 76832