Ruth M. Green of Wheatland, Mo., passed away on February 5, 2006 following a brief illness at the age of 83.  Green served as the secretary of the Midwest Walking Horse Trainers’ Association for many years and was an instrumental force behind their organization and annual shows.  Green was preceded in death by her husband, Midwest trainer Ray Green, and her brother-in-law Toby Green of middle Tennessee. A memorial service was held on February 10, 2006 in Wheatland.