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Ida Green

d. September 6, 2021

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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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, September 12, 2021

12:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

J.O. & Annette Smith Memorial Chapel (Smith Funeral Home)

307 S. Johns Street , Florence, SC 29506

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 13, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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