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Samuel L. Green, Sr., affectionately called "Sam Green" the barber, was born in Angie, LA to the late George Green, Sr. and Narvel (Walker) Green on December 5, 1937. He made his transition on August 31, 2019. He was married to Lillie R. Green for 59 years and from that union they had 3 children: Antoinette LaVigne Busby (Larry), Samuel L. Green, Jr and Zara Green (Alfred Edmond, Jr.). They have 3 grandchildren: Rodney Allen LaVigne, Jr. (Shantrelle), Ronique LaVigne Darby (Durnell, Sr.) and Shayna Lynn Green, and 6 great grandchildren.
Sam Green was preceded in death by his parents George Green, Sr. and Narvel (Walker) Green, his sisters Adrean Green McCoy and Carrie Green Jackson, his brothers Henry Green, George Green, Ezekial Green, and Joseph Green. Surviving siblings are Ethel Bryant (Chicago), Naomi Green (Beaumont, TX) and Robert Lee Green (Angie, LA). Samuel L. Green, Sr. was a loyal husband, committed father, and he never met a stranger. He will be missed by those who knew and loved him. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Family and friends of the family and members of the churches are invited to attend a Funeral Service at Little Zion Baptist Church, 3231 Audubon St. New Orleans, LA 70125 on
Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 10:00am. Visitation will begin at 9:00am. Interment: Garden of Memories. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave.