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Herbert Eugene Green, age 61, of Water Valley, MS died unexpectedly Monday, July 6, 2020, at his home. He was born December 10, 1958, in Memphis TN to the late Henry and Marjorie (Barton) Green. Herbert moved to Water Valley with his parents in 1969 when they bought and ran, the “Red Barn”. Before becoming disabled, Herbert spent his working career in Water Valley at the Holley Carburetor / Borg Warner plant. Those who knew him knew of his knack for conversation. He could talk about anything but loved to discuss history. He loved to tend to his cows, and collect various things of interest. Herbert had at one time attended Bethel Baptist Church.
Visitation is planned for Saturday, July 11, 2020, in the Gardiner Room at Seven Oaks Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM. Services will follow at 11:00 AM in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Bro. Hal Clark officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Herbert is survived by one son, Eric Green (Stephanie); three grandchildren, Brandon Green, Madison Green, Katelin LaCook; two great-grandchildren, Kayden McPhail, and Mila Funchess all of Water Valley, MS.
Herbert was preceded in death by both of his parents.
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