Thomas Lewis Green

Thomas Lewis Green, Sr., 77, of Georgetown, entered into eternity on Friday, October 25, 2019, at home with family members by his side.

He was born March 8, 1942 in Rochelle to the union of Thomas E. and Pearl LaCaze Green.

Thomas attended Georgetown High School where he played both basketball and baseball. After being a truck driver for years, he went to work for Water Resources of Houston. In 1978, he started Tommy’s Backhoe Service with a single one-ton truck, a trailer and a backhoe. Thomas ran this successful business for nearly 35 years until he retired.

Not only was he a well-respected businessman, Thomas was known for donating money and time to numerous causes, with Georgetown High School being a favorite. He became a member of Georgetown Baptist Church in 2004 and was a past master of Georgetown Lodge No. 298. He was a loving father, brother, grandfather and friend.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Georgetown Baptist Church with the Revs. Carl Griffith and Billy Prince officiating.

Interment will follow in the Georgetown Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lyndal Brandon Green; and sisters, Beatrice Faye Lee and Dollie Ruth Barnhill.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Shirley Floyd Green of Georgetown; two sons, Thomas L. Green, Jr. of Pineville, and Daniel M. Green and wife Kathy, of Anacoco; stepdaughters, Lisa Metcalf of Durango, CO, Tammy Grantham-Orr of Haughton and Kimberly Ganey and husband Mike of Tyler, TX; stepson, Michael Grantham of Bossier City; brothers, John Scott and wife Sylvia of Georgetown, Daniel Scott and wife Judy, of Alexandria, and David Scott and Brian Scott, both of Tullos; sisters, Helen Lee and husband Robert, of Packton, Jeanette Finch and husband Steve, of Logansport, Debbie Guerrero and husband Art, of Colombia, and Teresa Lester and husband Albert, of Shreveport; ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Mike Ganey, Aaron Green, Bobby Green, Joe Lewis, Trenton Maxwell and Tommy Prince.

Honorary pallbearers are Walter Allbritton, James Farris, Billy Glenn Floyd, Scotty Floyd, Claire Ganey, Jordanna Green, W. C. Hollaway, Tommy Hollis, Henry Maxwell, Terry Maxwell, The Rev. Warren Maxwell, Andrew Tant, Don Tant, Gary Wilson and Kevin Windham.

held at the Urania Cemetery at 2 p.m., November 3, with Brother Corey Fowler officiating.

All family and friends are invited to attend.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anna Loe and J. D. Lee, Sr.; his beloved Cynthia Mitchell; and his brother-in-law, Joe L. Johnson, Sr.

He is survived by two sisters, Mary Sue Womack and husband Jack of Olla, and Earline Johnson of Urania; nieces and nephews, Sheri Connell, Suzzone Williams, Regina Womack, Joe L. Johnson, Jr., Jackie Sims, and a host of great nieces and nephews.

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