Dorothy “Dot” W. Green


Dorothy “Dot” W. Green, 94, of Clayton, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020, at Cannon Wood Villages in Tiger. Dot was the youngest daughter of Terrell and Ina Wilkinson of Toccoa.  Dot grew up in Stephens County, and graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Home Economics. After graduation, she worked as a Home Demonstration Agent for the University of Georgia Extension Service.  Her work brought her to Rabun County in 1949 where she met and married Jack Powell Green and began working in the family business The Green Hotel in Clayton.

Dot was an avid golfer and card shark, enjoying both bridge and golf with co-conspirators.

She was a faithful member of the Clayton First United Methodist Church and several of the UMW women’s circles.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jack and her brother and sisters; Grace Patten of Clayton, Dr. Charlton Wilkinson, DVM of Manchester, Tenn., Sue Stith of Columbia, S.C. and Ellis Sexton of Clayton.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Jay and Bess Green and Gary and Linda Green, all of Clayton, grandsons Jake Green and Andrew Land of Atlanta, Nic and Ashley Green of Jefferson, Jack and Brynn Green of Athens and Michael Green of Bandon, Oregon. One great-grandson, Nicholas Powell Green, Jr. of Jefferson and locally, one niece, Martha Folsom

A funeral service was held Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. at Clayton First United Methodist Church with Rev. Zack Martin officiating. Dot was laid to rest in the Clayton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Clayton First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 703 Clayton, Ga. 30525 in memory of Mrs. Dorothy W. Green.

Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at