Barbara Jean Green was born in Cumberland City, Tennessee on May 22, 1929. She entered Heaven’s gates on April 6, 2018.
A wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend, Barbara enjoyed traveling and painting. Barbara began her career as a beautician in Bakersfield, California, where she had her own shop for many years. In 1968, she and her husband moved their family to Mexico where they opened a franchise until they returned to the United States in 1987. Barbara was a world traveler, exploring Central and South America, Europe, Asia and Egypt. In Barbara’s later years she enjoyed painting, listening to country music and writing birthday poems for her family.
Barbara was predeceased by her loving husband of 44 years, Charles W. Green. Barbara is survived by her son Dennis Green and his wife Candy, daughter Cindy Brown and husband Don and daughter Lisa Artenian and husband Harry. She is also survived by her sister, Polly and seven grandchildren, Christopher Green, Patrick Green, Ty Artenian, Annie Artenian, Michael Artenian, Bethany Brown and Ben Brown and five great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Paradise Memorial Gardens, 9300 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, Arizona.