Lawrence J. Green 85 of Orange, Texas died on Monday Jan. 10, 2011 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, Texas.

Home going celebration will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul C.M.E. Church located at 1201 N. Fourth street in Orange, with Pastor Lionel G. Hayes officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. Interment will follow at Hollywood Cemetery in Orange under the direction of Colonial Memorial Chapel.

Mr. Green was born June 15, 1925 in Beaumont, Texas. He came to Orange at a young age where he resided most of his life. He served his country in the United States Navy. Before retiring, Mr. Green had worked several years for Du Pont EI & Company and also the Orange Senior Citizen Transit in Orange, Tx. He was a faithful member of St. Paul C.M.E. Church where he has served as Stewart and also in the male chorus for many years. Mr. Green has played a vital role serving as a board member of Hollywood Cemetery in Orange.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories his lovely wife, Ethel Green of Orange, Tx. One daughter, Albertha Daily (Rodney) of Orange, Tx. One sister, Nellie Caraway of Houston, Tx. He also leaves behind three grandchildren and nine great grandchildren and a host of family and friends.