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Betty C. Green

May 17, 1946 July 30, 2019
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Betty Carol was born the daughter of Robert Lee Funchess and Rosie Lee Guynes in Crystal Springs, Mississippi on May 17, 1946. Betty confessed her Hope in Christ at an early age in Mississippi. She was later baptized again with her family in Chicago at the Helping Hand Baptist Church. She received her formal education in Crystal Springs, MS. Betty was joined in Holy Matrimony to Robert Green, Jr. in 1961 in Crystal Springs, MS.

She had been employed as a Certified Nurses’ Aide in Chicago, Americana Healthcare Center in Kankakee and she also did private duty work. Betty was a member of Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed listening to gospel music, playing bingo, watching cooking shows, westerns, mysteries, going out to eat and family gatherings.

Betty traded life temporal for life eternal on Tuesday night, July 30, 2019 at Riverside Medical Center. She leaves fond memories with her husband, Robert of Kankakee, IL; sons, Robert Green, III of Kankakee, IL and Walter Ruffin, Jr. of Phoenix, AZ; sisters, Yvette (Percy) McComb of Rantoul, IL, Beverly Jackson and Shirley Barnes both of Kankakee, IL, Brenda (Lee) Wesley of Richton Park, IL, Donna Jackson of Chester VA, Linnie Jackson of Houston, TX, Josie Jackson of Gulfport, MS and Dorothy Bailey of Country Club Hills, IL; brothers, Eddie Jackson, Jr. of Marion, AL, Gregory Jackson of Kankakee, IL and Walter Funchess of Country Club Hills, IL; two grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, including special friends, Sammie Davis, Geraldine Jackson, Willa Smith, Modine Crowell, Kathy James, Arlene Drew and Cynthia Martin, her favorite Home Health Care Aide.

Preceding her death were her parents; her bonus father, Eddie Jackson, Sr.; her sister, Maggie Powell and her three brothers, Marion Jackson, Sr., James and Charlie Funchess; her son, Luther Charles Green.

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9:00 AM 8/9/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Greater New Hope

1591 E Cedar St
Kankakee , IL 60901

Funeral Services will be at 11 AM on Friday, August 9, 2019 also at the Church. Pastor Howard L. Wills, Sr. will officiate.

Greater New Hope
1591 E Cedar St Kankakee 60901 IL
United States

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Kankakee Memorial Final Resting Place

3000 Road S
Kankakee, IL 60901

3000 Road S Kankakee 60901 IL
United States

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