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memorial page for
Myrtle Louise Green
February 26, 1939
~ February 9, 2017
Myrtle Louise Green, 77 of Lakewood, NJ passed away to glory on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Lakeview Rehabilitation & Care Center in Wayne, NJ. She was born February 26, 1939 in Pompano, Florida to the late WillieMose and Beulah Maxwell-Harris. She attended school in Palatka Florida where she studied Nursing.
She married Emmett Woods Sr. in August 1958 and from that union came 5 children. She later married Emira Green in January 1971 and from that union came 2 children. She was employed as an Inspector 20+ years at Brockway Glass, Freehold, NJ, a home health aid and a bus aid before retiring.
Myrtle was the quiet in a storm, a very strong spiritual woman of God. She loved to feed and take care of everyone while ministering the word of God. She was a Mother to the community, and loved to laugh at the many stories of old and new.
She was predeceased by her parents WillieMose and Beulah Harris, a daugther Kathy D. Woods, sister Mary R. Harris and stepson Clifford Brown.
She leaves to mourn, 2 sisters Birtha Crumedy and Viola Reid of Lakewood, NJ; 4 brothers Fredrick Harris of Farmingdale, NJ, Eugene Harris (Gwen) of Freehold, NJ, Earl Harris of Asbury Park, NJ and Johnny Harris (Marian) of Freehold Township NJ; 2 daughters Dorothy Craddox of Neptune, NJ, and Barbara Woods of Lawrenceville, GA; 4 sons Leonard Woods (Rochelle) of Brick, NJ, Emmett & Lindsey Woods of Lakewood, NJ, and Christopher Green (Shirell) of Deluth, GA; 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 5 step daughters, Rose Kelly of Freehold, NJ, Dina Davis of Asbury Park, NJ, Deidra Bullock, Tanisha Davis and Denise of Wyandanch, NY; 3 stepsons Alex Kelly of Lakewood, NJ, David and Emmett III of Wyandanch, NY and a host of other family and friends.