Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Willie Mae Green

Mrs. Willie Mae Green, 90, died Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, November 15th, at Butler Pentecostal Church, with Rev. Gerald Butler, Rev. Allen Eaves, and Mr. Tyler Higginbotham officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 to 9:00 PM at Butler Pentecostal Church. Interment will be in Butler Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Mrs. Green was born November 20, 1922, in Noxubee County, MS. She was a retired seamstress for Macon Pants Company, and Cal-Jac Co. She was a member of Butler Pentecostal Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul R. Green, and her parents, Lela Tommy Butler and Thomas Howard Coleman. 

She is survived by her daughter, Virginia McBrayer of Shuqualak, MS; a sister, Ernestine Higginbotham of Shuqualak, MS; three grandchildren, Tammy Rigdon, Betty Higginbotham, and Gene McBrayer; eight great grandchildren, Beth Prewitt, Everett McBrayer, Michael Higginbotham, Jr, Ben Higginbotham, Brittany Rigdon, Brandon Ridgon, Kirstie McBrayer, and Jasmine McBrayer; and seven great great grandchildren. 

Pallbearers will be Gene McBrayer, Michael Higginbotham, Sr., Chris Rigdon, Everett McBrayer, Michael Higginbotham, Jr., Ben Higginbotham, Brandon Rigdon, and Randy Prewitt.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Brooks Higginbotham, Jr., Junior Jones, Ralph Skinner, Earl Coleman, Danny Ray Coleman, Joe Coleman, Douglas Coleman, Tommy Dale Coleman, Charles Higginbotham, Carl Higginbotham, Bud Clark, Joe Clark, Willis Jones, Ralph Justice, and Dan Eaves.