Clara Matilda Green, 85, of Orange, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009, in a local nursing facility. Graveside services only were held Friday morning at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. 

Mrs. Green was born Nov. 28, 1923, in Port Arthur.  She was the daughter of Ruben and Margaret Inez (LaQuetta) Curl. She was a homemaker and member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Mrs. Green was preceded in death by her husband, Reynolds B. Green; daughter, Carolyn Gayle Green; one brother and three sisters.

She is survived by her sister, Shirley Waldrep of Jasper; granddaughters, Reneé Tucker of Orange, Lynn Adair Swartz of Arizona; and two great-grandchildren.