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“The promotion of a great general has transpired! Jay P Green Sr has gone to his reward. Of all his works, I have found the most constant I use is his...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Alister Lowe (Th.D., Ph.D.)

“To the family Jay P Green Snr. We have only just now heard the news and wish to let you know that our family and our church had nothing but the...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Michael and Monica Turnbull

“My wife and I wish to express our condolences to you on the loss of Jay P. Green Sr. My wife worked briefly with Jay P Green Jr at on of the...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Rocky and Marilynn Hession

“To Mary and the family: I'm saddened to hear about Mr. Green's death. Although I've never met him before, I've been blessed by his MKJV and KJ 3...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jason Cohen

“To Mary and all the family, Our hearts go out to you at this time. The Indiana Veterans Home staff, volunteers and residents send you our...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: David Hess

“Dear Mrs. Green, I was so sorry to read of Mr. Green's passing. You two have always been so special to me. And, I have missed you both and you have...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Cathy Alt

“Jay Green Sr was an instrumental turning point in my spiritual life. Always insightful, encouraging and challanging. Never stepped back from...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Tom Thorpe

“Brent, I am so sorry for your loss! Gpa was a wonderful man and he was very lucky to have you as his grandson! Please give gma a hug for me. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Marcie


Jay P. Green, Sr., age 89 of West Lafayette, died at Seaton Specialty Hospital in Lafayette on Tuesday, May 20, 2008. Born in Eunice, Kentucky on December 1, 1918, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anne Boggess Green. His marriage was to Mary V. Bates on April 15, 1948 in Memphis, TN and she survives. Mr. Green was a Bible translator, author and publisher. Bibles he translated were published by McGraw Hill, Harper and Rowe, Baker Book House, Hendrickson Publications Group, and Associated Publishers and Authors.
He served in the Army Air Corp during WWII as a fighter pilot. He earned the rank of Captain and was discharged in 1972.
Surviving with his wife is a son, Jay P. Green, Jr. of Lafayette, and two daughters, Merri Morrell of New Mexico and Rebecca Kay Greene (husband, Robin) of California.

Visitation one hour prior to the 10a.m. service on Friday, May 23, 2008 at the Chapel of All Faiths at the Indiana Veteran's Home in West Lafayette. Rev. Timothy Faber officiating. Burial to follow in the Indiana Veteran's Home Cemetery.

Twelve grandchildren and several great grandchildren also survive. Preceded in death by two sons: Kent Patrick and Michael Howard Green, two sisters: Betty Jenkins and Vernell Ieradi, and a brother: Clarence Green. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Kidney Foundation, or American Heart Association. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralhome.com