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Helen Sterling Green

Helen Sterling Green

March 3, 1947 - December 27, 2019     Age: 72

Helen Sterling Green, 72, of Yulee passed away peacefully Friday, December 27, 2019 at her home. 

Born in Fernandina Beach Mrs. Green had lived most of her life in Nassau County and was a daughter of the late Wallace S. and Maggie Lucas Sterling of Old Town. 

Mrs. Green was retired from Amelia Island Plantation where she was the Assistant to the Executive Chef at the Veranda Restaurant.

Mrs. Green was an Amateur Horticulturist and excelled in many crafts including seamstressing, crocheting, quilting and stained glass.  She was a woman of character and faith who touched many lives with her acts of kindness and generosity.  Service to her family and friends was the focus of her life and she will be deeply missed by all who knew and were helped by her.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two brothers, Wallace and William. 

She leaves behind her husband of 55  years, Edward “Bub” Green of Yulee; her son, Ed Green and his wife, Dr. Maria Melanson of Boston, MA; her siblings, “Bunny” Sterling and his wife, Marilyn of Nassauville, Katie Davenport and her husband, Bill, of Raleigh, NC, George Sterling and his wife, Sheri, of Statesboro, GA, Mary Jubito and her husband, Tommy, of Yulee and Andy Sterling of Fernandina Beach as well as many nieces, nephews and other extended family members. 

A service to remember and celebrate her life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 4, 2020 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors in Fernandina Beach. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:30 PM. 

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, please make donations in her memory to Community Hospice at www.communityhospice.com/give/

6 Condolences

  • Vincent Jubito Posted December 29, 2019 11:21 am

    .She will be missed by everyone she knew an touched .Gone but not forgotten .

  • Margaret Smith Evans Posted December 29, 2019 12:37 pm

    So sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. Deepest sympathy to the family.

  • martha stewart Posted December 29, 2019 5:03 pm

    So sorry for your loss. She will be missed by many.

  • Ania and Jerry Gilmore Posted December 29, 2019 7:23 pm

    We are so sorry about your loss and connecting with you
    and your Family in prayers. Our deepest Condolences,

  • Ellen and Fred Whitbread Posted December 30, 2019 10:16 am

    So sorry for your loss, she was a precious gift to all who knew her. Sending love and prayers for your comfort and healing.

  • Mark and Sheryl Harper Posted January 2, 2020 9:06 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for you and your family. She will be missed and loved forever. Heaven is a little brighter because she is there.

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