Wardell Green

12/21/1953 - 07/27/2020

Obituary for Wardell Green

Funeral services will be Monday, August 3, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., Autumn Woods Cemetery, 4000 W. Northside Drive, Jackson, MS 39209.

Wardell Green (66), known to some as “Cowboy” and to others as “Howling Wolf” was born December 23, 1953 to George W. and Annie B. Green in Jackson, Mississippi. Wardell was one of 10 siblings who grew up experiencing love, care, conflicts and never ending excitement. Wardell was calm, easy going, compassionate and fun to be around. He attended Walton and Mary Morrison Elementary School and Sam M. Brinkley High School. Wardell lived, met and embraced many of life’s challenges. He also came to know situations and circumstances don’t define you. It’s all about knowing and accepting Jesus as Lord and Savior, which he did at an early age at Cedar Grove M.B. Church in Pocahontas, Mississippi. Thank God, His name is written in the Lamb’s Book of Life. Wardell married Maggie Emma Lee. He is the father of three children: two sons and a daughter. Wardell enjoyed friends, riding motorcycles and different types of music; blues, country western and above all, gospel. He did not meet a stranger and loved family. His work experience includes an employee of Vikers and a painter. On July 27th, 2020 at 4:00 P.M., Wardell departed his earthly life at the Clinton Healthcare Facility in Clinton, Mississippi to receive his Heavenly Reward. Preceding him in death were: (Parents) George W. and Annie B. Green, (Sister) Linda Roland, (Brother) Johnny Bradley, (Nephew) Tumetheus L. Pack and (Sister-in-law) Mary Lou Green. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Maggie; children, Wardell Green, Jr., Derrick Green and Christinia Lawson; two granddaughters, Ja’Miracle and Debresha; four grandsons, Quardius, Trendell, Josiah and Dekhlan; siblings, Bonnie M. Harris (Rev. Erwin), Albert James Moore, John Percy Green, August S. Donald, Rev. Dr. Mary L. Green, Maria D. Epps and George Wayne Green and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  

Guest Book

In memory of my beloved cousin Wardell.I can remember my first experience riding a motorcycle .it was you who took me for a ride and I was so scared.I was still shaking when the bike stopped. I will miss your smile Now God has smiled on U and set you free from this troubled World.See U on the other side.River and family

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Sending my love and condolences to Bonnie and family. Theresa Green Cade Chapel Family

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Please know that I am so sorry about the loss of your loved one. May You find comfort in knowing that others grieve with you and please allow the Love of Jesus sustain you. Phoebe J. Gross Clark

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With Sympathy and Prayers Edna J. Gates-White

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