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Mrs. Azalee Green

May 7, 1934 ~ January 10, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Obituary

 Mother Azalee Green, the eldest of three siblings; was born on May 7, 1934, to the late Abraham Moore and Lulla Mae Singleton in the Ritter community of Walterboro, SC. She was educated in the Colleton County School System.  Upon completing her education, Azalee relocated to New York, where she would begin her new walk of life.  She became employed as a Nurse’s Aide at the Patterson Home of Long Island, New York and served faithfully until her retirement in 1989.  Relocating back home, she continued as an aide and did private sitting, touching the lives of all her clients.    

A woman of true faith, Mother Azalee became of member of the Loyal Baptist Church of Bronx, New York.  After her return to her native home of the Ritter community; She became a member of the St. Paul CME Church.  During her tenure of service, Mother Green served in many capacities:    Mass Choir President & Treasurer; Missionary Society Member; Chairperson of The Kitchen Committee; and Founder of the "Heaven and Hell Program".  She was also a former member of the Order of Eastern Stars.  

In 1961, she was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Ruben Lawrence Green and this union would be blessed with nine children. Her service did not stop at the church but was never ending for her family. She helped raise several of her grandchildren, as you would see her faithfully taking one to work, school, picking up from practices, or taking them to and from events.  To know “Lee” was to know a true jewel and queen.  She was known to frequently visit food banks and deliver to church members, family, and friends. Most of all, her family was her pride and joy. 

On Tuesday: January 10, 2023, our dear mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, traded her time on this earth, for an eternity with her Heavenly Father.  Along with her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by:  son, Daniel Ray Foster, grandson Tyrone Rhifio Colleton, great granddaughter Amber Brown, great-great grandson Tai'Rhey Brown: sister Bertha Black, brother Henry Moore, two brothers-in-law Vonlee Green and Rufus Green, and a sister-in-law Betty Freeman, 

She leaves to cherish her precious memories: sons, Richie Moore of Cummings, Ga,, and Dean Foster of Bronx, NY: daughters, Frances (Joe) Commons of Loganville, Ga,, Doretha Colleton of Walterboro, SC., Wanda Foster of Lawrencevillle, Ga., Ruby Green of Walterboro, SC, Gloria (David) Glover of Walterboro, SC., and Danielle Green of Queens, NY., one sister Deloris (George) Matthews of Adams Run, SC: two sisters-in-law, Lucille Russell of Walterboro, SC, Adaline (Harold) White of Walterboro, twenty-one grandchildren, twenty-nine great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren, special cousin Carolyn Green, and a host of family and friends.

Please let us continue to lift this family in prayer, as they prepare to say farewell to one whom they have loved.  

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 13, 2023

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Koger's Mortuary Service
508 South Jefferies Blvd
Walterboro, SC 29488

Wake
Friday
January 13, 2023

6:00 PM
Koger's Mortuary Service
508 South Jefferies Blvd
Walterboro, SC 29488

Celebration of Life
Saturday
January 14, 2023

12:00 PM
St. Paul CME
7897 Ritter Road
Walterboro, SC 29488

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Interment following funeral service
Saturday
January 14, 2023

St. Paul CME
7897 Ritter Road
Walterboro, SC 29488

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