Effie Lee Feist Green, 90, a resident and native of Jeanerette, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at 12:20 p.m. at her residence.
Visitation will be observed on Saturday, July 14, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. until funeral services at 11 a.m. at the St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1405 Annie Moore Drive, Jeanerette, LA 70544, with the Ivy Beyond the Wall Ceremony of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. beginning at 10 a.m. A celebration of life, celebrating the life of Mrs. Effie F. Green, will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Darrell W. Briggs Sr. officiating the services. Entombment will follow funeral services in the Beau Pre Cemetery in Jeanerette.
Mrs. Green was a retired St. Mary Parish educator and a veteran of the United States Air Force, receiving an honorable discharge.
Effie, a faithful servant of Christ and a lifetime member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Jeanerette, willingly served wherever she was called and needed in many capacities including president of the Communion Steward Ministry for many years, composing and printing order of service programs for Sunday morning worship and other special church events.
Effie became a member of Iota Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. where she believed in rendering service to all mankind.
She was reared and educated in Iberia Parish and was a graduate of Jeanerette Colored High School. Following graduation Effie enlisted in the United States Air Force. At the completion of her duty and receiving an honorable discharge, she then enrolled as a student at Grambling College and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Library Science. After graduating she returned home to serve as a librarian in the St. Mary Parish School System. During this time she continued her pursuit of education by earning a Master’s Degree from Southern University in Baton Rouge. Effie retired after 25 years in the St. Mary Parish School System.
Effie leaves to cherish memory her beloved children Joey, Douglas Jr. and Kristi Green Bouie (Herman) all of Jeanerette; her nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Harry Vange Feast of Jeanerette; one sister, Mrs. Staford (Wanda F.) Ceaser of Ashton; two sisters–in–law, Shirley R. Feast and Rena P. Feast, both of Jeanerette; her godchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two sisters, four brothers, parents-in-law, sisters–in–laws and her brothers–in–law.
Jones Funeral Home of Morgan City/Franklin/Jeanerette/Houma in charge of arrangements.
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