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Donald Ray Green

January 15, 1968 — November 14, 2023

Gurdon, Arkansas

 

A time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance.   Ecclesiastes 3:4

 

"MACK DADDY"

 

Donald Ray was the 5th child born to Raymond Green and Laura Dickens Green on January 1, 1968, in Gurdon, Arkansas. He first accepted Christ at Muldrew Chapel CME Church and was a member of the Church of the Living Pillar Ground of Truth  in Vaden, Arkansas under the leadership of Bishop Roosevelt Pigg. He attended Gurdon High School and was a former employee of Anthony Timberlands.

Donald Ray enjoyed listening to the blues, and hunting. He was a true outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Our brother, uncle, and friend Donald Ray "Mack Daddy" Green passed away from this life on Tuesday, November 14, 2023. Family, as well as friends, will miss his strength, smile, and love, but will never forget his spirit and helping hands. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Green, Sr. (1992), and Laura Bell Green (2021); his brothers, Steven Green (October 9, 2015) and LJ Green (August 28, 2023); his sister, Stacy Green Muhammad (January 6, 2018); two nephews and one niece, Calvin Lashawn Brown, III (2000), Keenon and Lillian Hatley (2010); and Yolanda Brown, whom he loved as a daughter.

He leaves to cherish his siblings, Myra (Dorsey) Henry of Gurdon, AR; Raymond (Mary) Green, Jr. of Arkadelphia, AR; Lori Green (John Simmons) of Gurdon, AR; Aundra (Hermon) Leeper of Curtis, AR; Kathy Green (Julius Golden) of Gurdon, AR; Carla Green (Kelvin Gulley) of Gurdon, AR; and Latasha Accor (Bernard Hatley) of Gurdon, AR; Nigel Brown whom we loved as a son and a bonus grandchild; twenty-seven nieces and nephews, nineteen great-nieces and great-nephews, aunts and uncles, Shirley Dickens and Clea (J.N.) Stephens, David Dickens all of Gurdon, AR; his best friend, David Marion, special friends, Michael Alexander, Henry Charles Williams, Wes Hempstead, Thomas Ray Allen, Johnny Smith, and many other relatives, and friends.

Submitted by the Green Family.

 

A celebration of his life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 25, 2023, at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church. Rev. Quintin C. Radford will deliver the celebration message. A public visitation will be held on Friday, November 24, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The interment will be at Sweet Home Cemetery in Prescott, Arkansas. Family and friends are asked to wear black and white to the service.

Rob Green, Randy Bell, Kentrell Green, Chris Accor, Brandon Henry, and Kiarron Summerville will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Henry Charles Williams, and Andrew Wilson.

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Friday, November 24, 2023

1:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

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Saturday, November 25, 2023

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Mt. Canaan Baptist Church

504 S 5th St, Gurdon, AR 71743

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