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Mary Evelyn Chappell Green, 94, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 8, 2020, with both of her daughters holding her hands. Evelyn was born on Aug. 28, 1925 to the late Richard Hayes and Lucy Esther Godwin Green in Versailles. She was married to Bennie Green Jr. for 73 years before his passing in 2018. She graduated from Midway High School in 1944 and was the oldest living alumni at the Midway High School reunion in 2019. She loved being a telephone operator first for General Telephone and then Woodford Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church and also a member of Troy Homemakers Club for many years. She is survived by two daughters; Donna Green and Debbie (Dale) Pierce; four grandsons; Thad (Kelly) Baker, Mike (Susie) Pierce, Dean (Carol) Baker and Adam (Sara) Pierce; 12 great-grandchildren, Jacob (Janel) Baker, Brittany Baker, Micaiah (Joe) Ratcliff, Gracie Reed, Christian Pierce, Ty Baker, Aryana Przygoda, Hannah Pierce, Erin Beth Baker, Toby Dale Pierce, Gabriel Pierce and Ember Pierce; a brother; Larry (Doris) Chappell; two sister-in-laws, LaVerna Pittman and Doris Green; and lots of nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank special friends, Brenda Wright, Cookie Walls, Pam Morgan, Annie Wilson, Debbie Lafoe and Edna Tilghman. In addition to her husband, Bernie, and her parents, Richard and Lucy Chappell, Evelyn is preceded in death by two sisters, Geneva Whitlock and Lillian Arnold; and a brother, Hayes Chappell. Service were held Monday, July 13, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill. Presiding at the service was her grandson, Pastor Mike Pierce, and Pastor Dave Menser. Casket bearers were Adam Pierce, Thad Baker, Dean Baker, Mike Pierce, Christian Pierce and Joe Ratcliff. Burial followed in Sunset Memorial Garden. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Bluegrass Care Navigators, 643 Teton Trail, Frankfort, Ky. 40601 or Taylor Manor Nursing Home, 300 Berry Ave., Versailles, Ky. 40383.

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