Elizabeth Beckler Green, passed to heaven at her home in Benton on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
She was a member of Benton First Baptist Church and is most remembered for her long teaching career in the Polk County School System. She loved and understood children and touched the lives of many in our community.
She was born April 11, 1923, in Isabella. She attended school in Ducktown before moving to Benton and graduating from Polk County High School. She attended UT Martin and obtained teacher certification from Tennesse Wesleyn in Athens.
Elizabeth or “Lib” loved her family and friends and the time she shared with them was extra special for her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Arthur Green; her parents, Ruby Witzel Beckler and Charles A. Beckler; and two brothers: Edwin and John Beckler.
Survivors include her daughters: Linda Davis and husband, Bill, of Conasauga, and Dianne Lowery and husband, Ron, of Jekyll Island, Ga.; her beloved grandchildren: Ronnie Lowery of Chattanooga, Jamie Lowery and wife, Sarah, of Spring Hill, Keri Beth Davis of Conasauga, Kristen Hunt and husband, Chris, of Ooltewah and Kip Davis and wife, Valerie, of Old Fort; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Benton Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Charlie Campbell officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Higgins Funeral Home.
She requested that donations be made to the Happy Hearts Club at Benton First Baptist, The Salvation Army or your local Food Bank in lieu of flowers.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Green family guest book at www.higginsfuneral .com.