December 23, 1941 – October 3, 2015 – Mary Elizabeth Green Thomas, age 73, nurse practitioner, entrepreneur, and caregiver, passed away in her native Huntsville, AL. She was the first of eight children born to the late Deacon George W. and Mother Lela V. Green. A 1959 graduate of William H. Councill High School and 1973 graduate of Meharry Medical College, Mary worked as a nurse practitioner and head/charge nurse in the Memphis, TN medical community for over 40 years. She returned to Huntsville in 2008 to care for her aging parents and remained until her death. A lover of travel, Mary visited Switzerland, France, China, St Croix and several U.S. destinations during her lifetime. Mary was a selfless and giving individual. She gave her final gift to humanity when she made the decision to donate her body to medical research. Mary leaves to cherish her memory one son, his wife and two daughters, five brothers, one sister and a host of relatives and friends.