George Burton Green

George Burton Green

May 29, 1934 – March 12, 2024

George Burton Green, 89, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2024. He was born May 29, 1934 to Fred Elmer and Edith Emmeline (Mowers) Green in Henry, South Dakota.

He moved to Junction City in 1942, also lived in Kirkland, WA, Eugene, and has been a Sweet Home resident since 2004. He was a member of IBEW and worked as a tree trimmer for 42 years.

George volunteered at the Gleaners, he loved to tell stories and write in journals. He enjoyed gardening and working with wood. He had many bird houses around his yard and liked watching and feeding birds. When he was younger he loved bowling and watching the Seattle Mariners baseball. George loved spending time with his beloved family. He and Deloris had many adventures traveling together.

George is survived by his children: Milton Green of Jackson, GA, Laura Green of Sweet Home, Teresa Owens of Sweet Home, Michael Green of Monroe, WA, Idella Davis of Snohomish, WA; siblings: Harold Green of Cheshire, Chuck Green of Monroe, Robert Green of Lebanon, Alfred Green of Junction City; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by wife Deloris (Payne) Green (2014), parents Fred and Edith Green, siblings: Carmen, Elmer, Dorthy, Julia, Ron; grandchildren: Michael and Mitchell Owens, Heather Davis, great-grandchild Chandler Martin.

Memorial service will be 2 pm Saturday, April 6th at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. There will be a reception at their house after the service. Memorial contributions can be made to M.A.D.D., Make-a-Wish Oregon, Boys Town. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.