Funeral services for Sara J. Green, 87, Lawrence will be held 10 a.m., Friday, December 9, 2011 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. She died December 1, 2011 at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.
Sara was born on February 23, 1924 in Lawrence, KS the daughter of William and Elizabeth (Richardson) Underwood.
She was a life-long resident of Lawrence.
She was a member of Alvamar Ladies Bridge Club and had been a member of other groups over the years. She was a member of the local quilting guild, and a member of several bowling teams at Royal Lanes Bowling Alley.
She was a homemaker.
She married Cecil B. Green on January 2, 1943 in Lawrence, KS. He preceded her in death February 7, 2002.
Survivors include one daughter, Jan and husband, Keith Johnson, Kansas City, KS; two sons, Bill and his wife, Debbie Green, Tom and his wife, Patti Green, all of Lawrence; thirteen grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren; one sister, Gertrude Graves, Sacramento, CA; and daughter-in-law, Judy Green (Jon’s wife). She was also preceded in death by two sons, Jon Green in 1982 and Jim Green in 2007; three brothers; and one sister.
The family will greet friends from 6 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions may be made in her name to Grace Hospice or Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association – Greater KC Area and may be sent in care of the mortuary.