Enola Gay Green, age 66, of Benton, passed away at 4:01 p.m. Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Herrin Hospital.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Leffler Funeral Home, with Rev. Rick McClintock officiating. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
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Enola Gay Green was born on April 1, 1954 in Fort Morgan, Colorado; the daughter of John Nalley and Inice (Holland) Nalley. She married James Owen Green on December 2, 1988, and he preceded her in death on February 17, 2002.
She was a former housekeeper for the Benton Motel and Hamilton Memorial Hospital.
She was a member of Logan Church of God, also a youth camp counselor for Illinois Church of God for 11 years, Sunday School Teacher and helped with Vacation Bible School.
Enola enjoyed crocheting, church, singing, antiques, yard sales, spending time with her grandchildren, her grand-puppy Rosie, and cooking.
Surviving are two daughters: Marissa McClintock and husband Joshua of Benton, Melanie Potts of Altamont, IL; grandchildren: Ashton McClintock, Akya McClintock, Jeramiah McClintock, and Autumn McClintock all of Benton; a great granddaughter: Sheila Marie Rose Goza; her mother Inice (Holland) Orr of Benton; siblings: Edith Ori of Benton, Esther Nalley of Nashville, TN, Joyce Kinkade of Benton, John Nalley of Benton; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father; husband; a brother Ronnie Nalley; and stepfather John Orr.
Memorial contributions in memory of Enola Green, may be made to assist with funeral services, and will be accepted at the Leffler Funeral Home.
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