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Wanda L. Green
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Wanda L. Green, 89, of Herrin, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017, at Reflections Memory Care in Herrin.

Wanda was born September 19, 1928 in Herrin, Illinois to Roy and Vivian (Vancil) Holland.

Wanda was a homemaker. She formally attended the Worldwide Church of God and formally attended the Christian Covenant Church in Carterville, IL.

Wanda married Elijah Green, Jr. on May 1, 1945 in Zeigler, Illinois. He preceded her in death on September 21, 2013.

Surviving are her daughter, Vicki Griffin of Herrin, son and daughter–in-law, Mike & Patti Green of Marion; 5 grandchildren, Eric & Julie Griffin of Carterville, LTC Paul R. & Sandi Griffin currently stationed at The Pentagon in Arlington, VA, Kary & Chris Kane of Herrin, Matthew Green & Tracy Baker of St. Louis, MO, Rachel & Chad Pearson of Ooltewah, TN; 9 great grandchildren, Erica Griffin, Seth Griffin, Grace Griffin, Austyne Key, Capri Galaska, Jason Kane, Nicholas Kane, Roman Pearson, and Jack Pearson; 4 great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Delores Avery of Herrin.

Wanda was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Ronnie Holland and sister, Patsy Ann Gibson.

Services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Dickerson officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Interment will be at Herrin City Cemetery in Herrin.

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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

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11:00 AM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

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Herrin City Cemetery

Stotlar & Bandyville Road
Herrin, IL 62948

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

320 E. Walnut, Ste. A
Carbondale, IL 62901

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