Goldleaner Green was born June 21, 1935 in Yazoo County, MS to Pallie and Lonnie Hatchett Green. She was the sixth daughter born of this union and the ninth child.
Goldleaner confessed a hope in Jesus Christ early in life and joined Antioch M.B. Church. Later, after moving to Satartia, MS with her family, she joined Rose Hill M.B. Church.
As a young woman, she married her high school sweetheart Eddie McCree, Jr. on November 17, 1955. He joined the Army and they moved to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Later, Goldleaner moved to Los Angeles, CA. with cousin Daniel Green, Jr. and she later moved to San Diego, CA. with her auntie and cousins. She has been in San Diego for sixty-two years. At this time, she has two daughters and one son.
Goldleaner completed nursing school in 1963. She continued her education in early childhood development. In 1969 she became a Transportation Nurse with San Diego City Schools.
In 1971 Goldleaner moved to a classroom full time and continue to work for San Diego City Unified School District until 1995 when she retired. At that point she worked part time at a laundromat until she retired from there in 2015.
She committed her life to the Lord and joined Pilgrim Progressive Baptist under the late Dr. Marvin C. Hines in 1964.
In her spare time Goldleaner would spend time in with her sisters in Mississippi. She love to be spending time riding cross country with her son.
Goldleaner passed from this life preceded her in death along with her daughter Gwendolyn and sisters Mattie Finley, Hattie Moore, and brothers Daniel Green, David Green, and Lonnie Green, Jr.
Goldleaner leaves to mourn her passing and to cherish her memories; daughter Glenda Kaye McCree; son Eddie Lambert McCree; three sisters Pecola Roberts and Sadie Woodward both of Satartia, MS; and Christella Levison of Yazoo City, MS. Her close cousin Estella Murphy, aka aunt Sis; ten grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Very special thanks is given to Diana Henderson, La Sandra Kittling, Linda Edwards, and Annie Kittle.