Barbara Ann Crosby Green

Barbara Ann Crosby Green, 70, of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 18, 2023, at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross, following a short illness.

Born December 30, 1952, in Waycross, she was a daughter of the late Owen Jackson and Frankie Louise Sheppard Crosby. She grew up in Waycross, and Jacksonville, FL and lived many years in Rincon before retiring to Blackshear around 2015. She had worked as a bookkeeper and clerk for Citi Trends and had attended Emmanuel Baptist Church in Springfield. She was an avid dog lover who had many throughout her life.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Green.

Survivors include her two children, Tonya Thompson (husband Brian), Nahunta and David Crosby, Blackshear; six grandchildren, Teresa Sumner (husband B.J.), Green Cove Springs, FL, Taton Thompson (wife Sydney), Jacksonville, FL, Taylor Thompson, Blackshear, Bailey Turner (husband Dillon), Patterson and Jessica Drawdy (husband David) and Brennon Thompson, all of Blackshear; 12 great-grandchildren and two expected soon; two step-sons, Randall Green (wife Im) and Tim Green, both of Jacksonville; sister, Donna Ervin (husband Rick), Jacksonville; nephew, Jason Smith (wife Dawn), Jacksonville; several great-nieces and great-nephews and other relatives and five dogs.

Visitation will be held from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, from the chapel of Hart Funeral Home.  

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at

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Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements. 

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