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J.O. & Annette Smith Memorial Chapel (Smith Funeral Home)
Sunday September 12th, 2021
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Smith Funeral Home
Monday September 13th, 2021

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Ida Green

Mother Ida Ruth Green, the daughter of Abner and Sarah Wilds was born on October 19, 1933 in Florence, South Carolina. On Monday, September 6, 2021, she entered into eternal and peaceful rest to be with her Lord and Savior.

Mother Green received her formal education in the Florence County Public School System. A proud Class of 1951 graduate of Wilson High School and later in 1955, she graduated from Morris College in Sumter, South Carolina. After College graduation, she began an educational career as an elementary school teacher for more than thirty-seven years. She taught in Florence, Marion, and Georgetown County Schools.

She met and married the late Reverend C.W. Green, and they were joined in marriage in 1975.

Mother Green served as First Lady and church musician along beside Reverend Green for approximately forty years.

Mother Green, wore many hats, as the minister’s spouse, church musician, educator, soft spoken, humble, child of God.

She leaves cherish precious memories a devoted loving son, Henry “Hank” (Lorraine) Jones; four grandchildren, to include Carlton B. Jones, whom she raised as her own, Regina M. Gregg; Myeshia Daniels, and Christopher Daniels; four great grandchildren, Hailee R. Sumpter, Haance R. Sumpter, Janiyah L. Jones, and Ja’Rielle L. Powell; a sister, Mable Gaither; four stepchildren, Henry Green, Joseph Green, Selby Green, and Dwight Green; and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives, and friends.

Please keep the family of Mother Ida Ruth Green in your thoughts and prayers.

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A candle was lit in memory of Ida Green

Dameron Pipkin Sep 13 2021 11:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ida Green

Elder Joseph and elaine Burgess Middleton Sep 13 2021 4:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ida Green

Jamie D.Kerr and Family Sep 13 2021 3:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ida Green

Beverly Graves-Johnson and Family Sep 13 2021 2:57 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ida Green

Mr. & Mrs. K. Barnes Sep 13 2021 12:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ida Green

Barbara a Jones Sep 13 2021 11:07 AM

Henry Jones and family, Please accept my humble condolences. Your mother was one of my favorites from New Ebenezer. I know she is in a much better a place. Remember the good times Henry. Much love dear.

Barbara Wilds Sep 13 2021 11:06 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ida Green

Rev. Raymond & Sis, Teresa C. Gamble Sep 13 2021 10:26 AM

Rest in peace beautiful soul. I learned a lot about growing up and not allowing myself to be influenced by friends by you at Rosemary Middle School. Take your rest Queen

Tiffany Nesmith Dickerson Sep 13 2021 1:09 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ida Green

Elizabeth Wheeler Sep 12 2021 11:37 PM

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