Jill Hudson Green

Born in Arlington, VA on August 30, 1945

Departed on March 26, 2011 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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JILL FRANCIS GREEN, age 65 of Hendersonville, Tennessee passed away Saturday March 26, 2011 at Hendersonville Medical Center in Hendersonville Tennessee. Jill was born in Arlington, Virginia, September 30, 1945 to Col. Thomas Albert Hudson, Jr. and Nancy Wysong Hudson. She was preceded in death by both parents and siblings, Thomas Albert Hudson, III and Elizabeth Wysong Hudson. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Donald Harris Green and her daughters, Amanda Green David Yates and Kerry Green Steve Chamberlain and her six grandchildren, Daniel Ervin, Olivia Ervin, Mary Katherine Yates, Annabel Yates, Hallie Daniel and Hayden Yates. Jill was with the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters for almost 35 years, and prior to that worked in the broadcasting industry beginning in the 1960's with WKDA in Nashville, Tennessee. Jill was her grandchildren's biggest fan, never missing a sporting event, of which there were many. Jill loved her springtime flowers and looked forward to the arrival of the hummingbirds. Jill will be sorely missed by her family and the Tennessee broadcasting community. Her family will receive friends from 5 – 8 P.M. on Monday, March 28 and from 12 P.M. until service time at 2 P.M. on Tuesday, March 29 at Hendersonville Funeral Home. Services will be conducted by Ginna Waggoner. HENDERSONVILLE MEMORY GARDENS AND FUNERAL HOME. 615 824-3855

13 Comments to Jill Hudson Green

  1. Bart Walker
    March 27, 2011 12:00 am

    Jill was always the “fun” behind TAB events. She would go to meeting and convention sites well in advance and make preparations that created a “positive and enjoyable atmosphere” for the event. She and Donny were a perfect couple. Donny brought his guitar, and made the TAB activities even better. And Jill really knew broadcast regulations. The majority of times I called with a question about “political” or “legal” issues, she had the answer on the tip of her tongue. Jill Green was an amazing broadcast leader and a wonderful caring person, who will be missed by all.

  2. Gavin Green
    March 27, 2011 12:00 am

    I have nothing but fond memories of my Aunt Jill. She was very special and will be missed by many.

  3. Pat Lynch
    March 27, 2011 12:00 am

    Well Harris! We’ll be shy a person next Fall in G’Burg. I can’t tell you how much all of us will miss that. Hey Donnie, Jill was our best fan! Don’t know about you, but I don’t have many, but Jill will be there listening.

    God Bless my friend,and we’ll see you Tuesday.

    Pat & Betty

  4. Randall Matlock
    March 27, 2011 12:00 am

    Jill was a classmate of mine at Isaac Litton High. My memories of her is of a perpetual smile, a bright outlook and a delightful person to be around. May God’s blessings of comfort and peace be upon each of her family members

  5. Janelle Holt
    March 27, 2011 12:00 am

    I went to church with Jill at Hobson Methodist Church, knew Beth her sister who was an incredible human being in her own right. Jill and i cheered together at Litton but beyond that her personality, her incredible friendliness, kindness, beauty, love for all was so special that it is hard to describe. I loved her and will never forget her, and she was one he** of a dancer among other things lol, I love you Jill and Donny was a very lucky man!!!

  6. Julie Muir
    March 28, 2011 12:00 am

    Jill always brought fun, warmth and kindness to everything she did! It was a pleasure to work with her. I will miss her terribly and will never forget the twinkle in her eyes. My prayers go out to her family and friends.

  7. ANNE CENTER
    March 28, 2011 12:00 am

    Always a smile and a friendly word. That was Jill. She and Donnie have always been special to me.

    My love and prayers are with her family.
    ANNE CENTER

  8. Bill & Linda Center
    March 28, 2011 12:00 am

    For Donny and Family:

    We are sad that you’re going through this painful experience.

    Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things we can possibly go through. And grieving is nothing but a normal reaction to this. Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, looking back in memory May help comfort you tomorrow.

    Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing but the limit of our sight.

    For Jill:

    A poem by G.K. Chesterton

    “Chattering finch and water-fly
    Are not merrier than I;
    Here among the flowers I lie
    Laughing everlastingly.
    No: I May not tell the best;
    Surely, friends, I might have guessed
    Death was but the good King’s jest,
    It was hid so carefully.”

  9. Beth Helfrich
    March 28, 2011 12:00 am

    Jill was a beautiful lady inside and out. Her beautiful smile and kindness toward all will be cherished for a lifetime and never forgotten. My love and prayers are with her family at this time.

    Beth Helfrich
    Executive Director
    North Dakota Broadcasters Association

  10. Beverly Burge
    March 28, 2011 12:00 am

    Donnie, I am so sorry to hear about Jill. My heart, prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this time and the days ahead. May God bless and comfort you always and know that friends are thinking of you and care.

  11. Debbie Denning
    March 28, 2011 12:00 am

    Donny–You and your family are in our prayers. Jill was such a beautiful person and we always enjoyed seeing you both at the Bash through the years. Nancy and Beth went to our church in Madison for years and were also dear friends. God bless–Donnie and Debbie Denning

  12. Becky Parker
    March 30, 2011 12:00 am

    I was so sorry to hear about the Passing of Jill. I had never met her, but talked to her numerous times on the phone. She was a wonderful Lady & very helpful when I would call with questions. She will be missed terribly by everyone who knew her. My thoughts & prayers are with you in this time of Loss.

  13. Karen Center
    March 31, 2011 12:00 am

    I’m so saddened by the passing of Jill. She absolutely had the most electric smile ever. She could always make me cry with laughter. Jill had so many special gifts. Heaven is surely roaring with laughter now.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Donnie, Mandy and Kerry. She will be dearly missed.