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Sonja Marie Green, 70, of Greenup, passed away Feb. 22, 2018, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
Mrs. Green was born March 24, 1947, in Grayson, to the late Ellis and Geneva Thornberry.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Green; a granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth Green; and two sisters, Barbara Thornberry and Carol Coleman.
Sonja was a nurse anesthetist, working in the medical field for 45 years. Following her graduation from nursing school, she received the highest scores in the state of Kentucky on her boards and being a modest person she would never bring this up in conversation. She loved to work outside with her flowers and birdfeeders. Sonja was an avid reader and loved going on vacations with her family.
She is survived by one daughter, Heather P. (Carrie Slone) Green; one son, Mark (Angela) Green; three grandchildren, Mark II, Angel (Mason Pennington) and Solomon; one great-grandson, Lukas; three brothers, Elmer (Rose) Thornberry, Ted (Helen) Thornberry and Terry (Mary Jane) Thornberry; brothers-in-law, George Green, Garland (Elizabeth) Green and Danny Coleman; K9 Companion, Buddy; and a host of other nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb., 26, 2018 at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to carmanfuneral.com.
Published on February 24, 2018
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