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Nelda Rae Green, age 81 of Jackson, passed away Monday, October 1, 2018, surrounded by loving family.
She was born March 25, 1937 in Whitewater, Missouri, daughter of Oscar Earl and Flora Williams Wiseman. She and Gilbert Green were married December 7, 1957 at Bethlehem General Baptist Church in Crump, Missouri. He passed away August 7, 1999.
Nelda was a life-long member of Bethlehem General Baptist Church where she was a pianist for the church and a member of Women’s Missionary Society. Nelda loved the Lord and her family and friends. Her laughter will be missed on this earth, but will be heard again in heaven.
Loving survivors include three sons, Michael (Laura Lea) Green of Jackson, Ronald (Regina) Green of Luling, Texas and Gary (Rhonda) Green of Jackson; two daughters, Anita (Michael) Grant and Laura Kay Green of Jackson; grandchildren, Aaron Green, Kaleb (Lauren) Green, Derick Bosquez, Daniel Weston, Ethan (Amber) Grant and Bethany Grant; great-grandchildren, Paige, Derick Jr, Nylah, Colt and David; her mother, Flora Wiseman of Whitewater; three sisters, Elaine (Vincent) DiRago of Madison, Alabama, Nora Garnett of Cedar Park, Texas, and Judy (John) Kinney of Sparta, Ohio and one brother, James Earl (Evelyn) Wiseman of Whitewater.
She was preceded in death by her father and a sister, Earline Wiseman.
The visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the funeral home with the Rev. Joe Allen officiating. Interment will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.
The family suggests that contributions be made to Bethlehem General Baptist Church.