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Velma Green

Tuesday, August 29, 2006

DEXTER -- Velma Green, 84, died Aug. 28, 2006, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter.

Born June 6, 1922, in Vinson, daughter of the late James and Lydia Mason Gidcumb, she had lived in the Bernie area most of her life and had moved to Dexter two years ago. She attended Bernie General Baptist Church in Bernie.

On Sept. 13, 1941, in Bloomfield, she married Charles C. Green, who preceded her in death in 1996.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Lydia Jane Green on June 6, 2003; and two sisters, Effie Joseph and Ruth Joseph.

Survivors include: one daughter, Susie Riddle of Bloomfield; two sisters, Ola Sifford of Bernie and Opal Ellsworth of Campbell; two grandchildren, Amy Riddle Riley of Dexter and Casey Riddle of Sikeston; and four great-


Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Brian Johnson of Campbell will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.