GREEN – James (Jim) Arthur, passed away suddenly at the RoyalInland Hospital in Kamloops, British Columbia on October 18th, 2003 at the age of 82 years. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Dorothy (Beisiegel) and six children – Beverly (Terry) Croft of Gull Lake, Brenda (Bill) White of Ponoka, Jim (Judy) Green of Calgary, Susan (Don) Wood of Victoria, Wendy (Doug) O’Brien of Celista, British Columbia and Irene (Mike) MacAulay in the USA. He is also survived by grandson Roman Forczek of Lacombe and 9 additional grandchildren. Jim was born in Brooks on January 31st, 1921 and along with six siblings, was raised in the Duchess and Brooks area. Jim joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and served overseas in WW II. He left the Air Force in 1962 and returned to Duchess to the original family farm. The family moved to Brooks in 1967 where Jim worked with the County of Newell. They moved to Rosemary in 1974 where they owned and operated GREEN’S GENERAL STORE. In the early 1970’s Jim ran with the Social Credit Party for the Crowfoot Constituency. His passions were politics and a love for The Lord. His words were often published in various newspapers. Jim and Dorothy retired to Bentley, Alberta in 1980 and finally in 1990 to Celista where they have lived by the ShuswapLake. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 24th from Smith Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow at Brooks Cemetery. A reception will follow at the EID Legion. In memory of Jim, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, #124 430 – 6th Avenue SE, Medicine Hat T1A 2S8 or The Gideon‘s international (www.gideons.org). For further information contact Smith Funeral Home 362-4636 or 1-866-362-4652.