Addie Vaughan Green

Pine Hill Baptist Church Cemetery

        Addie Vaughan Green, a daughter of the late John Vaughan and Julia Venable Vaughan was born in Powhatan County, VA., July 24, 1900.

        Early in life she accepted Christ as her personal savior, was baptized into the fellowship of Pine Hill Baptist Church, where she served as a loyal member until her health began to fail. Her church affiliations included: Secretary of the Sunday School, a member of the choir and Willing Workers Club.

        Addie attended the public schools in Powhatan County.

        In the year of 1926, she was joined in wedlock to Ernest Benjamin Green. From this union one son and two daughters were born. Her husband preceded her in death by 25 years.

        The greatest portion of her life was spent in Virginia.

        She was a quiet soft spoken person who was there to help anyone in time of need. She loved to cook. Her greatest joy in life was to have people come into her home and share with her.

        She was a loving wife and mother who held a deep concern for her family.

        On Wednesday, February 12, 1992, she quietly fell asleep at her home in Powhatan, VA.

        She leaves to cherish fond memories 2 daughters, Vassar Taylor and Julia Churchill; one son, Ernest Green, Jr.; 7 grandchildren, one sister-in-law, Alice Green; one daughter-in-law, Barbara Green; 2 sons-in-law, Elmo Taylor and Ralph Churchill, a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Although it is hard to understand
Why certain things must be,
But there is a reason for it all,
Beyond our power to see.
Beyond the gate our loved one,
Finds happiness and rest.
There is comfort in the thought,
That a loving God knows best.


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