Clois Llewellyn Green, age 99, of Temple, died Thursday.

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problem-solver extraordinaire, Bible teacher and student, beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, great great grandfather, and friend.

Born September 22, 1919 in Memphis TX (yes, we mean Texas), Clois was the 6th of Philip Joseph (“PJ”) and Laura Lillian Green’s 11 children. He graduated from Lewisville High School in 1937. Clois served in the Navy from 1944-1946 as an Electronics Instructor. He then went on to earn a degree in Industrial Engineering from The University of Texas (Austin) in 1949.

During this time, he met Nettie Lou von Rosenberg who would become his beloved wife of 69 years. They married in 1949.

He is survived by his wife Nettie; brothers Henry Green of Austin and Jerry K. Green of Nashville; and five children: Barbara Adams of Lewisville, TX;, Karen Callihan of Arlington, TX; Daryl Green (and Rhonda) of Temple, TX; Laurie McGovern (and David) of Murfreesboro, TN; Art Green (and Susan) of Abilene, TX. Clois and Nettie have 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. Their legacy of loving, providing, giving, helping, and inspiring the best in others will carry on.

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