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Mother Juanita Green, 95, of Leary, Georgia departed this life Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at her residence.  Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. in the St. Maryland Baptist Church Cemetery, 5874 Ga Hwy 37, Leary, Georgia. Pastor Jamison Hadley will provide words of comfort. Meadows Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mother Juanita Nelson Green, the wife of the late Dea. Edmond Green, Sr., was born and raised in Ogden, Arkansas, to the late Alford and Lillie Nelson on July 20, 1925. She is preceded in death by one brother, Ernest Nelson, and one sister, Alberta Nelson Thompson. She was educated in the Little River School System. She confessed her faith at an early age, at St. Peter Baptist Church, in Ogden, Arkansas. Later in life, after moving to Leary, she moved her membership to St. Maryland, where she was the Mother of the church.

She leaves her memories to be cherished by: five daughters, Eurgean Still-Taylor (Raymond) of Albany, GA, “Ann” Eddie Mae Peterson (Tommy), Clovis Wiley (Cleveland) of Leary, GA, Elizabeth Harris of Augusta, GA, Marilyn Lyons of Kingston, NY; three sons, Edmond Green (Shirley) of Leary, GA, Willie Moses Green of Grovetown, GA, and Tommy Lee Green of Macon, GA; 21 grandchildren, eight step-grandchildren, numerous great-grands, great-great-grands, and one great-great-great-grandson. She also leaves three good friends who are just like sisters, Rosa Williams, Sallie Perry, and Pearl Carter, as well as a host of other relatives and friends who mourn her passing.

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  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Meadows Funeral Home
  • Friday, July 31, 2020
    My condolences to the family. Look to the hills from which cometh your help. Praying the Lord comforts you during this time
    ~ Sed Jackson   Leary, GA
  • Saturday, August 1, 2020
    our condolences to the family , we are praying for you all !!!
    ~ Fred and Kay Oliver   Morgan, GA
  • Saturday, August 15, 2020
    My thoughts are with the Green Family, I knew your Mother for over 70 years and know she was a GOOD person.
    ~ Jack Perryman   Leary, GA