Fallen Hero: SSG(Ret) Johnny Tyson Green


Funeral Home

Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home

125 Buchannon St. Nettleton, MS 38858




Thursday, January 12, 2023  at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home


Honoring a Fallen Hero, Who Served Within the Mississippi National Guard.  “Fallen, Yet Not Forgotten”

In recognition of our proud American tradition of honorable service which our military men and women have given to their country and our State, we honor a Fallen Hero. Our nation, our state, and the National Guard Association of MS (NGAMS) regard the memorializing of its retired military deceased as an honorable and sacred obligation.

Another great Soldier and Fallen Hero has been released from duty, passed from our ranks on January 9, 2023, and has moved on to his heavenly home.  SSG(Ret) Johnny Tyson Green,  age 77, a retired member of the MS Army National Guard, who had served within the , Co D, 1/198Armor, 155th Separate Armored Brigade, has departed and gone to a better place with our good Lord.

It takes a special person to serve within the military for their country, giving up their family time, comfort, and safety for their country, ultimately for all Americans to enjoy their freedoms, safety, and way of life. We now applaud you for your service to our country. A special message from General Douglas McArthur remains applicable today for our servicemen that have passed: “Old Soldiers never die; they just fade away”.

Rest in Peace Soldier. We applaud your patriotism and brave efforts in serving our country and your family for their support of your service. We thank you for your service. Without your efforts and your families’ support, our country would not stand so boldly, shine so bright and live so free.

You now have earned a rest, so go fly with the Angels, go rest high on that mountain; your work on earth is done. Go to heaven a-shoutin’ Love for the Father and the Son.

“Fallen, Yet Not Forgotten”

Obituary, visitation, and service details:  

Nettleton- Johnny Tyson Green, 76, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2023 at the NMMC in Tupelo. He was born in Monroe County on June 21, 1946 to parents Thomas Green and Evie (Hester) Green. He lived all his life in the Nettleton area. He had worked in the transportation industry as a truck driver. He served 26 years in the MS National Guard. He was of the Baptist faith. Tyson enjoyed spending time at Shiloh and Nettleton Hunting Clubs. He loved spending time with friends and hunting.

Funeral services will be on Thursday, January 12, 2023  at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton with Bro. Gregg Worthey officiating.  Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife Peggy Green, one daughter, Sonya Bates (Chris), one son, Chris Green (Ginger), two grandsons, Storm Bates and Caleb Bates  (Ashley) and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Guy Green.

Pallbearers will be Storm Bates, Caleb Bates, Gary Burroughs, Jeff Worthey, Robert Patterson and Danny Hester.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and on Thursday prior to service time from 1:00-2:00 P.M.

Expressions of sympathy can be sent to the family at www.tisdalelannmemorialfh.com