Wessie Mae Lipscomb-Green

Published 12:01 pm Friday, July 30, 2010

CHICAGO — Wessie Mae Lipscomb-Green died Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at North Western Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She was 70.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Easter and Cleveland Lipscomb; a sister, Elizabeth Williams; and a brother, Charles C. Lipscomb.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Willie Green Sr. of Chicago; two sons, Willie Green Jr. and D’Angelo Green, both of Chicago; three sisters, a twin, Bessie Ratliff-Cosey of Port Gibson, Bobbie Jean Jackson of Chicago and Dr. Annie Kilcrease of Port Gibson; a brother, Carl Lipscomb of Port Gibson; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends including Barbara Ann Buck Harris of Chicago.

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Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mercy Seat M.B. Church in Port Gibson with the Revs. Frank McGriggs and Stephen Henry. Burial will follow at White Hall Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 6 today at Thompson Funeral Home and Saturday at the church from 1 p.m. until the service