OBITUARY

Joan "Lil bit" Elizabeth Green

August 13, 1954May 10, 2019
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Joan Elizabeth Green, 64, went to be with the Lord on May 10, 2019. Joan dedicated 25 years of service to the city of Norfolk, where she retired from in 2004 with numerous accolades. During her retirement, Joan enjoyed being an active member at St. Paul’s CME Church in Norfolk, where she was on the usher and steward boards and the ILA women’s auxiliary. When Joan was not participating in church events you could find her enjoying some of her favorite hobbies like fishing and playing games like slot machines, keno, and other card games. Left to cherish Joan’s memory are her mother, Willie Beatrice Sherrod; sons: Ricos Green (Stephanie), Tion Langley, and Dion Langley; her sisters: H. Dianne Berry (Ted), Rosa L. Rosser-Ridley (Roland), Regina Darden (Marshall), and Cynthia Harris; her brothers: Gregory L. Rosser, Robert Rosser (Janet), David Rosser (Rosilyn), Arnold Sherrod (Shawna), William “Runt” Jones (Megan). Joan will be lovingly remembered by her grand-children: Isaiah and Sierra Green, Stephan and Shawn Nicholson, Tion Langley II. Also by Aunt Mildred Moorehead, who was more like a sister than her friend. Joan will also be remembered by a host of nieces and nephews, friends and a large extended family. Joan is preceded in death by her loving husband, Clarence Green, Jr; her father, Lee Rosser; her sister, Mamie Rosser-Woods; and brother, Reginald Rosser. A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at St. Paul Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 310 E Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk, VA from 10 am to 12 pm, with a service at 12 pm, and burial to follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, 6329 E Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk.

  • FAMILY

  • Lee Edgar Rosser, Father
  • Willie Beatrice Sherrod, Mother
  • Clarence Green Jr, Husband
  • Ricos Green, Son
  • Stephanie Green, Daughter-in-law
  • Dion Langley, Son
  • Tion Langley Sr, Son
  • Mamie Rosser-Woods, Sister
  • Reginald Rosser, Brother
  • H. Dianne Berry, Sister
  • Ted Berry, Brother-in-law
  • Rosa L Rosser-Ridley, Sister
  • Roland Ridley, Brother-in-law
  • Regina Darden, Sister
  • Marshall Darden, Brother-in-law
  • Cynthia Harris, Sister
  • Gregory L Rosser, Brother
  • Robert Rosser, Brother
  • Janet Rosser, Sister-in-law
  • David Rosser, Brother
  • Rosilyn Rosser, Sister-in-law
  • Arnold Sherrod, Brother
  • Shawna Sherrod, Sister-in-law
  • William "Runt" Jones, Brother
  • Megan Jones, Sister-in-law
  • Isaiah Green, Grandson
  • Sierra Green, Granddaughter
  • Stephen Nicholson, Grandson
  • Shawn Nicholson, Grandson
  • Tion Langley II, Grandson
  • Aunt Mildred Moorehead, Friend
  • A host of Nieces and Nephews, Friends , and Extended Family.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Church Service Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Interment: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Memories

Joan "Lil bit" Elizabeth Green

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Janice Long

May 17, 2019

It was a pleasure to know and care for you. I will miss your loving smile and powerful prayers.

Jermaine Mason

May 16, 2019

Ms Joan you were like a second mom to me every since the day I met you at age 14 Loveand miss you! Ma RIH

Tremeki Hucks

May 14, 2019

My dearest “Lil bit” a beautiful woman that I have known and loved my whole life, I will always love and forever miss you. You were always the life of the party and there was never a dull moment with you. Thank you for all the love, smiles, hugs and just being who you are! You will be greatly missed!! Love always, Tremeki

Rosa Hucks

May 14, 2019

My deepest condolences to the family. I will surely miss my dear friend of over 40 years!!!! There was never a dull moment with “Lil bit” and I will forever love and miss her. Thank you for being such a good friend to me all these years. You will always be in my heart, rest well my friend. Rosa

Keith Mars Parham

May 14, 2019

My daughter and I are thinking of you and will miss you
We love you

Alease Yancy

May 13, 2019

I only have wonderful memories of Mrs. Green on how she became so attached to my daughter Yolanda when she was 3yrs old at the time ,but now 34. She use to transport her on the special needs bus. Even be4 she departed this earth she told her she loved her and londa said I love you too. We will truly miss you Mrs. Green. Love You

carrie Matthews

May 13, 2019

To my family, once again in May we are putting to rest another love one of your immediate family. I was so sorry to hear about Lil bit but I know she was suffering trying to stay here with us.
I'm going to try and make it to the homegoing.
Peace/Love,
your cousin Carrie & sons (NJ)

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Biography

Joan Elizabeth Green, 64, went to be with the Lord on May 10, 2019.

Joan dedicated 25 years of service to the city of Norfolk, where she retired from in 2004 with numerous accolades. During her retirement, Joan enjoyed being an active member at St. Paul’s CME Church in Norfolk, where she was on the usher and steward boards and the ILA women’s auxiliary. When Joan was not participating in church events you could find her enjoying some of her favorite hobbies like fishing and playing games like slot machines, keno, and other card games.

Left to cherish Joan’s memory are her mother, Willie Beatrice Sherrod; sons: Ricos Green (Stephanie), Tion Langley, and Dion Langley; her sisters: H. Dianne Berry (Ted), Rosa L. Rosser-Ridley (Roland), Regina Darden (Marshall), and Cynthia Harris; her brothers: Gregory L. Rosser, Robert Rosser (Janet), David Rosser (Rosilyn), Arnold Sherrod (Shawna), William “Runt” Jones (Megan).

Joan will be lovingly remembered by her grand-children: Isaiah and Sierra Green, Stephan and Shawn Nicholson, Tion Langley II. Also by Aunt Mildred Moorehead, who was more like a sister than her friend.

Joan will also be remembered by a host of nieces and nephews, friends and a large extended family.

Joan is preceded in death by her loving husband, Clarence Green, Jr; her father, Lee Rosser; her sister, Mamie Rosser-Woods; and brother, Reginald Rosser.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at St. Paul Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 310 E Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk, VA from 10 am to 12 pm, with a service at 12 pm, and burial to follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, 6329 E Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk.