The daughter of Feed The Children's founders has filed a wrongful-
Larri Sue Jones, 44,
Larri Sue Jones was a charity vice president and its general counsel.
She alleges in her lawsuit she was fired July 22 in retaliation for reporting the takeover talks.
She said she reported to the state attorney general and external auditors that the board in June had a secret meeting to discuss transferring control of Feed The Children to the Green family of Oklahoma.
The attorney general already was investigating allegations of financial wrongdoing at Feed The Children.
Larri Sue Jones alleges the transfer would be harmful to the charity. She claims directors on the board were putting their personal interests above the interests of Feed The Children.
Mart Green, founder of Mardel, a chain of Christian and educational supply stores, said Aug. 5 his family "felt compelled to reach out to Feed The Children" because of the family's extensive experience in assisting ministries. His father is David Green, founder of Hobby Lobby.
Mart Green also said on Aug. 5, "Currently, we are not actively pursuing a relationship with the organization."
Larri Sue Jones filed her lawsuit Friday in Oklahoma County District Court. She wrote in the lawsuit that she has information "that the transaction with the Green family is going forward."
She wrote that "there is the distinct possibility" Feed The Children could be moved out of Oklahoma to the Missouri headquarters of another organization, Convoy of Hope. She wrote she was informed the president of Convoy of Hope will become the new president of Feed The Children.
Rick England, chairman of Feed The Children's board of directors, said Monday the board "had some very preliminary talks with the Green
"Feed The Children is on solid
Mart Green said Monday, "Nothing has changed. We are not pursuing a relationship."
Larri Sue Jones made $167,520 a year, according to the charity's records. She is asking in her lawsuit for a monetary judgment against the charity for
She and her father have been at odds. She said in her lawsuit she has done everything in her positions at the charity to restore
She said she began working at the charity in June 1982.