OBITUARIES

Major Michael L. Green
April 6, 1971 - January 7, 2008

Major Michael L. Green age 36 of Gautier, MS died Monday, January 7, 2008 in Afghanistan were he was serving his country in the U.S. Army.  He was born April 6, 1971 in Pascagoula, MS to Hacy E. and Jane Breland Green and was raised in Gautier.  He attended grade school in Gautier, and went to Pascagoula High School through his junior year.  He graduated from Buckhannon High School in Buckhannon, WV, and Fairmont State College in Fairmont, WV, where he was a member of the ROTC. Upon graduation he entered the U.S. Army, and fulfilling a life long dream of serving in the armed forces.  Major Green will be deeply missed by all who knew him as well as a grateful nation.

     Those left to cherish his memory are his mother Jane Breland Green of Gautier, MS; his father Hacy E. Green Sr. and his wife Denise of Cleveland, OH; his twin sister Michelle LeBatard and her husband Johnson Paul of Vancleave, MS; two brothers Hacy E. Green Jr. of Vancleave, MS, Gregory Scott Green and wife Elizabeth of Birmingham, AL; maternal grandparents Fritz C. and Ruth Breland of Moss Point, MS Johnnie E. and Rowena Curtis of Meridian, MS, Paternal Tracy E. and Marie A. Green (Deceased); two nieces Melanie Jane Green, and Annaleigh Jane LeBatard; three nephews Clayton Paul LeBatard, Henry Curtis Green, and Hayden Johnson LeBatard; and his special love Lora McKinna of  Ft. Leavenworth, KS; many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and military family.

     Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 19, 2008 at Noon from First Baptist Church of Gautier, with Reverend James Henry LeBatard officiating.  Interment will follow at Biloxi National Cemetery with full military honors.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 10:00 PM Friday January 18, 2008 at O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula, MS, and again from 11:00 AM to Noon Saturday January 19, 2008 at First Baptist Church in Gautier.