Deborah “Deb” J. Green, 73, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2023, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.  She was born December 14, 1949 in Lincoln, Nebraska to the late Roger L. and Jean Wilson.  On January 1, 1996, she married Ronald A. Green and he preceded her in death on January 19, 2018. 


Survivors include her son, Rob (Melissa) Smalley, Celina; her daughter, Kelli (Matt) Jones, Celina; five grandchildren, Payton, Caden, and Karsyn Smalley and Jaden and Landen Jones; a brother, Steve (Denise) Wilson, Durham, North Carolina; a niece, Dana Wilson, Durham, North Carolina; and a nephew, Derek Wilson, Durham, North Carolina.


Deb was a 1968 graduate of Celina Senior High School.  She retired from Celina – Mercer County Chamber of Commerce.  She was a member of Celina Bethany Church in Celina.


Deb was known for her warmth, kindness, and unwavering support for those she loved, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed shopping on QVC and drinking specialty coffee.


A celebration of Deb’s life will begin at 6:30 pm on Thursday, November 2, 2023, at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina, where the family will receive friends from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm prior to the services. 


Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the Green family. 

Memorial contributions can be made to Cancer Association of Mercer County, 218 S Main St, Celina, Ohio 45822.


Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for Deb and her family. To pay respects and to leave online condolences or memories, visit or Cisco Funeral Home Facebook page.


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