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Mrs. Betty Jane Cartee Green
Kennedy-Brannen Funeral Homes, Cobbtown Chapel
Mr. William David Kelly
Mrs. Betty Jane Cartee Green, 87, of Hillview Community, passed away Sunday morning, January 27, 2019, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
    She was born on October 10, 1931, to Mr. Charlie Jackson and Mrs. Mary Lanier Cartee in Pulaski, Ga.
    She was retired from the Tattnall County Board of Education, serving in the lunchroom of Reidsville Elementary School, after 22 years of loyal service.
    She was a member of Evergreen Baptist Church for 70 years, was a member of the Adult Sunday School Class and was the oldest female member.
    In her spare time, she enjoyed sewing, cooking, tending to her vegetable garden and taking care of her family and told them that she loved them a bushel and peck and a hug around the neck.
    She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years and father of her children, Grover Green; her husband of six years, Sam Greene; her parents and nine brothers and sisters.
    She is survived by children, George Green (Dale) of Cobbtown, Ga.; Ann Akins (Tony) of Statesboro, Ga.; Joyce Lively (Harvey) of Collins, Ga.; Janice Chester of Metter, Ga.; stepchildren, Bobby Greene (Gena) Greene of Claxton, Ga.; Jeff Greene of Columbia, S.C.; sister-in-law, Dora Cartee of Sioux City, Iowa; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, eight step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
    The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening, January 29, 2019, at Evergreen Baptist Church from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    The funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday morning, January 30, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Baptist Church with the Rev. John Geerdes officiating.
    Mrs. Green will lie in state one hour prior to the service.
    Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
    Pallbearers will be Grant Greene, Ross Greene, Cody Harris, Lance Lively, Brian Green and Kory Akins.
    Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Evergreen Baptist Church.
    Remembrances may be made to the Evergreen Baptist Church, AWANA program, P.O Box 325, Cobbtown, GA 30420; or to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459.

    Kennedy-Brannen Funeral Homes, Cobbtown Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

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