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Wilma Erlene Minton Green

Wilma Erlene Minton Green, 93, of Dunlap died Friday, January 21, 2011.

She was born March 11, 1917 to William (Bill) and Edith Boyd McCarver. She was a very active member of Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church most of her life. She was employed 18 years at Spartain Manufacturing. In her mid 50’s, she began a successful business. She was a kind, loving and very generous lady and an inspiration to a great many people. She was much loved by all and will be missed sorely.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 41 years, Waymon Minton; also husband, Rubin Green; one son, Clayborn Lee Minton; one grandson, Chris Minton; brothers, Frank, Eugene, George Lee, Levi Osborn and David McCarver; and sister, Irene McCarver Swafford.

She is survived by two sons, Cecil Minton of McMinnville and Howard Minton of Dunlap; two daughters, Betty Stocker of Dunlap and Helen Lois Grammer of Shelbyville; 12 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday, January 23 at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church.

Burial was in Cagle-Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

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Putnam-Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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