Sunday, April 26, 2009


Rev Jimmy Leon Green

Rev. Jimmy Leon GreenAug. 12, 1949 — April 23, 2009Rev. Jimmy Leon Green, age 59, of Duncan, died Thursday, April 23, 2009, at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City.Funeral services will be at Immanuel Baptist Church, Duncan, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2009, with the Rev. Robert G. Willis and the Rev. David Hale officiating. Interment will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday.Jimmy was born on Aug. 12, 1949 in Okemah, Okla., the son of Cecil Raymond and Betty (Cook) Green. He married Deborah J. Bulla on Dec. 14, 1968 in Okemah.Jimmy served in the United States Air Force. He has, for the past 16 years, been the pastor of City Heights Baptist Church. Jimmy formerly served at Rexroat Baptist Church in Wilson and Grace Baptist Church and Lakeside Baptist Church in Duncan. He also lead numerous revivals for other churches.Survivors include his wife, Deborah, of the home; two sons: Michael B. Green and wife Kathy of Duncan, and Christopher L. Green of Vienna, Austria; four sisters, Janice Nail, Judy Ipock and husband James, Jeannie Dennis and husband Hobart, all of Okemah, and Joy Williams and husband Gary of Seminole, Okla.; two brothers, Jerry Green and wife Virginia of Holdenville, Okla. and John Green and wife Julie of Seminole; two grandchildren: Abbey Green and her mother, Shannon Archer, and Alexus Green; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Rev. Teddie B. and Billie J. Bulla, all of Duncan and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents.Pallbearers will be: Jimmy Ipock, Joey Ipock, Justin Griffin, Curtis Green, Kevin Green, Kenny Green.Honorary bearers will be: Charlie Brown, Jack Green, Rick Lang, Mike Johnson, Monty Miller, Rev. Ben Shirley, Rev. Tracy Wilson, Danny Burton, Dewayne Franklin.In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to: City Heights Baptist Church: 407 S. 12th, Duncan, OK 73533 or The OU Medical Center - Trauma One Center, 700 NW 13th Street Oklahoma City, Okla. 73104.Online condolences may be made at: or a blog site in his honor at