William Artis GreenDecember 23, 1939 ~ May 23, 2017 (age 77)
William Artis Green, 77, passed away at his home in Vernal on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. He was a member of Midway Missionary Baptist Church and a member of the Leakesville Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed going to auctions, building things, playing Santa Clause for his family at Christmas, and most of all spending time with his family. He was loved and will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Frances Walley Green; two infant sons, Artis Dewayne and William Russell Green; parents, George and Flora Green; and two sisters, Bonnett Mizell and Loretta Green.
He is survived by his children, Edna Williams (Stanley), Randy Green (Sherry), Leigh Williams (Ronny), Lynn Stewart (Calvin), and Leslie Green; sisters, Albennie Dye, Louise Smith, Doral Heathcock, and Ann Davis; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
A wake will be held on Friday, May 26, 2017 from 6 pm until at Midway Missionary Baptist Church. The Funeral Service will be held the following day, on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 3 pm at Midway Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Hoyt Clark and Bro. Bruce Walley officiating. Interment will be held in the Williams Cemetery. Online condolences may be given at www.freemanleakesville.com. Freeman Funeral Home- Leakesville, MS