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Obituary for MATTIE A. GREEN
Mattie A. Green, 72, of Suitland, MD passed away on December 19, 2009 at Southern Maryland Hospital, Clinton, MD. Mattie Arnetta Green was born to the late Bishop John Jacob Green and the late Mother Arnetta Green on February 3, 1937. She was the oldest child of four children. Mattie attended DC public schools. Later in life at the age of 48, Mattie received her GED after taking a home course.Mattie was baptized in the name of Jesus Christ at the Way of the Cross Church at 4th and Virginia Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C. at an early age; she received the gift of the Holy Ghost shortly thereafter. Mattie attended church faithfully at the Way of the Cross (Mother Church) located at 4th and Virginia Avenue until her father was selected to preach the Word of God at a mission in Calvert County, Maryland. The Mission grew to become the Bethel Way of the Cross Church of Christ where she attended faithfully until her health kept her from attending on a regular basis. While attending church, Mattie was a Sunday school teacher, Assistant Choir Directress of the Angelic Voices, she was a member of the Usher Board and the Senior Choir. While on the Senior Choir, she blessed the church with one of her favorite songs (My Witness is in Heaven). Mattie loved to laugh and smile. She has always been a person to keep you laughing and smiling.For many years Mattie was employed as a teacher's aide at Morgan Elementary School until her family moved to Capitol Heights, Maryland in 1974. After her family moved to Capitol Heights Maryland, she started working for District Photo where she worked 14 years.Mattie leaves to cherish her memories, four children, Gwendolyn Davis (Patrick), Anthony Green, Jack Barlow (Linda) and Theresa Green, three brothers, Jacob, James and Robert Green, ten grandchildren, Emanuel (Sharmaine), Lawanda, Leora, Jacob, Arnitra, Lanitra, Jacqueline, Jack Jr., Justin and Jordan, two great grandchildren, Kiara Green and Zacari Hawkins Barlow, three godchildren, Pamela Glover, Paul Simms and Phillip Simms, a special aunt, Mander Lee Green, and one god sister, Ella Harris, three special friends, Clarice Jones, Sophia Bishop, and Carrie Hall, and a host of other family members and friends. She also leaves her memories to be cherished by her church family - Bethel Way of the Cross Church of Christ.
Bethel Way of the Cross Church 5445 Cherry Hill Road Huntingtown, MD 20639 (map/driving directions)
9:00 am to 11:00 am at Bethel Way of the Cross Church 5445 Cherry Hill Road Huntingtown, MD 20639 on Saturday, December 26, 2009 (map/driving directions)
11:00 am at Bethel Way of the Cross Church 5445 Cherry Hill Road Huntingtown, MD 20639 on Saturday, December 26, 2009 (map/driving directions)