Nancy Green, 78 / April 29, 1932 — Oct. 17, 2010

Published 3:44 am Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Nancy Green, 78

Nancy Green, 78

Nancy L. Green, 78, of South Third Street, Niles, died at 2:25 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010 at her home following a brief illness.

She was born April 29, 1932 in South Bend to Charles Joseph and Irene M. (Ostrander) Parks and lived in this area her whole life, graduating from Niles High School in 1950. She was employed fro 25 years at the former National Tea Co. and the former A&P grocery stores in Niles.

Nancy enjoyed playing bingo and visiting the Blue Chip Casino and Las Vegas. She also enjoyed working in her yard and caring for her daughters and their families.

On Feb. 1, 1958 in South Bend, she married Robert L. Green. They celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary before Bob’s death July 5, 2003.

Nancy was also preceded in death by two sisters, Willadean Arata and Phyllis Parks.

Surviving family includes two daughters, Carmen (Michael) Burks of Niles and Missy (Scott) DeLay of Parker, Colo.; grandson, Jake DeLay; step-grandchildren, Corey (Kristina) Burks, Christopher Burks and Michelle Pence; seven step-great-grandchildren; a brother and sister, Charles Parks and Melba Bestle, both of Niles; several sisters- and brothers-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.

Services for Nancy L. Green will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at Halbritter Funeral Home with Pastor David Mitchell of Faith Victory Fellowship in Buchanan officiating.

Burial will be at Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.

The family will receive friends and relatives from 4 p.m. until the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Contributions in memory of Nancy may be made to Niles-Buchanan Hospice at Home, 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph, MI 49085.