Daisy Mae Green

December 16, 1940 ~ March 8, 2020 (age 79)


Daisy Mae Green was born December 1, 1940, to the late Mr. & Mrs. Nathaniel and Louise Rutledge in Georgetown, South Carolina. Daisy-Mae was the second child born of her 5 siblings;
Simon, Louise and James & Eva-Mae who later proceeded her in death. Daisy-Mae attended Howard Elementary, Howard High School, and was a graduate of Livingstone College, a private
historically black Christian college in Salisbury North Carolina, which is affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. 

In later years when Daisy-Mae moved to Baltimore, Maryland she met the love of her life, Irvin Green and his daughter Gwendolyn Green. They got married in December of 1960. One year later, Daisy-Mae and Irvin were blessed with their first born, a beautiful baby girl Olivia Green and 6 years later with a handsome son Irvin Green. The loving couple created a home filled with love, peace and prayer. Daisy-Mae instilled respect for others, strength, morals and character in all of them and encouraged them to instill these same qualities in their children. Their love affair lasted for 60 yeers until God called Irvin home to rest on February 1, 2019. Daisy was known for her cooking, baking pies and her crab cakes were the center piece of her home. She was also known for selling her Soul food dinners and Sweet-potato pies. On most Sunday evenings, Daisy would prepare a large feast and have the grands over. Holidays were always a big celebration because the entire famIly would come over to eat her special dishes and enjoy each other. Daisy was an active member of the First Corinthian Baptist Church where she served as a Deaconess. She loved God and her Christian principals taught her to love and to live in peace with everyone. She also worked as a nurse at Spring Grove Slate Hospital in Catonsville, Maryland for over 30 years. Daisy-Mae was known as "Momma" to people in her community. She was a volunteer Grandmother for Edgecombe Elementary School and received numerous certificates for her volunteer work.

Today we Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Daisy-Mae Green. She departed this life Sunday, March 8, 2020. She leaves to cherish her memory, Siblings; Simon Rutledge and Louse Rutledge. Children; Irvin Green, Olivia McGIll, and Gwendolyn Green. Sisters-In-Law; Mrs. Delores Rutledge and Mrs. Shirley Rutledge. Grand-children; Cierra, Tevon and Talaya Green, Freeda and Kerime GnDin, and Tancks Mooje. Great Grand children; Dequen, Keyla, Destiny, Tristan, and Nasir. God Son; GraylaIl Keanse. Close Sister-Friend of over 70 years; Ms. Ella Brightmon. Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and a Host of other relatives and loved ones.

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March 23, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Joseph H. Brown, Jr. Funeral Home
2140 N. Fulton Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21217

Final Disposition
March 24, 2020

10:30 AM
Woodlawn Cemetery
2130 Woodlawn Drive
Baltimore, MD 21207

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