Mary Jewell (Nixon) Green, 94, of Columbia SC, passed away September 10, 2020 in Columbia. Mary was born May 11, 1926 in Millegeville, GA to Julian and Louise (Gaeesling) Nixon. She was married to Sgt Maj Joe N. Green for 59 years. Mary worked as a Pharmacy Assistant and prior to that, she was a salesperson in a department store.
Mary is survived by her daughter Jo Anne (Mick) Henry of Lexington; grandson Michael Henry of Belleville, IL; great granddaughter Caitlin Henry of Manhattan, KS; and great grandson Nathan Henry of Belleville, IL.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Green, and her parents.
Mary was one of those persons with a “green thumb”. She loved flowers and plants. She also loved to participate in sing-alongs and for many years after Joe’s passing, and was passionate about her little dog “Louie”.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mary Jewell Green, please visit Tribute Store