Rosa Lee James Green, 93, widow of Charlie Green, departed this earthly life on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born on Jan. 26, 1924, in Lee County, she was a daughter of the late Octavia James. She was educated in the public schools of Lee and Sumter counties. At an early age, she joined Mount Olive AME Church, where she served as a member of the Women Missionary Society (Sumter Unit). She enjoyed watching Braves baseball, Wheel of Fortune, putting puzzles together and reciting Psalm 23.

She leaves to cherish her memories: four daughters, Annie Green of the home, Sallie Lowery of Sumter, Elease (Charles) McDaniel of Dalzell and Bettie (Nicholas) Anderson of Goose Creek; one son, John (Michelle) Green of Woodbury, New Jersey; a devoted daughter-in-law, Maggie Green; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The family is receiving relatives and friends at her home, 80 Mickens St., Sumter.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Mount Olive AME Church, 2738 Woodrow Road, Woodrow, with the Rev. Dr. Friendly J. Gadson, pastor, eulogist.

The remains will be placed in the church at 10 a.m.

The procession will leave at 10:20 a.m. from the home.

Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Garden, Pear Street, Sumter.

These services have been entrusted to the management and staff of Williams Funeral Home Inc., 821 N. Main St., Sumter.

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