Myrtice L. Green


Myrtice L. Green, age 91, passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.

Mrs. Green was born on September 1, 1927, daughter of the late H.W. Waits and Laura Mae Benson Waits.

Mrs. Green was a true and faithful servant of the Lord and a proud member of Floyd Creek Baptist Church.  She enjoyed tending to her flower gardens, sewing, cooking and playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Elmer Lee Green; son, Ronnie Green; brothers, Ira Waits, Ivy Waits, Lamar Waits, William "Shorty" Waits and Junior Waits; sisters, Dorothy Maxwell, Mattie Lou Earwood, Pauline Hames and Mazell Waits.

Survivors include his daughter, Teresa (Mike) Teems; grandchildren, Bridget Green, Christopher (Melissa) Strange, Jason (Jennifer) Strange, Ashley (Anthony Dupree) Teems; fourteen great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; daughter-in-law, Brenda Green.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at two o'clock in the afternoon on Sunday, December 30, 2018, in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Fisher and Rev. Tommy Harris officiating.  Interment will immediately follow in Floyd Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family for two hours prior to service time at Owen Funeral Home.

Please visit to post tributes and sign the on-line register.

Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA 30120 has charge of the arrangements.