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Monroe "Monk" Green III

February 5, 1957 — March 22, 2015

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Monroe George Green III "Monk" died March 22, 2015 in Oklahoma City at the age of 58 years 1 month 17 days. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery under the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.

Monk was born February 5, 1957 in Pauls Valley to Monroe Green II and Odessa (Luper) Thompson. He was raised and attended school in Purcell. Monk enjoyed working with horses and worked many years for Frank Merrill at Windward Stud. He also enjoyed spending time outdoors and worked as a landscaper. Monk loved fishing and gardening as well. He never met a stranger and enjoyed helping his friends when he could.

Monk is preceded in death by his father, Monroe Green II; his grandparents; a stepson; and a few nephews. Survivors include his mother, Odessa Thompson of Purcell; sister, Veronica Luper of Norman; brothers, Ronald Luper of Oklahoma City, Gerald Green and Stephen Green of Purcell, Jimmy Don Green of Noble, Robert Green of Purcell; stepson, Amos Lancaster of Missouri; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

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