Rasheedah S. Hasan (Winifred Green) went home to be with the Lord on December 7, 2019. She was born to the late Edward & Dora Belle Smith in Cleveland, Ohio, on February 20, 1935. The family moved to Twinsburg, Ohio, when she was 5 years old and graduated in 1953. She went to Erma Lee's Barber & Beauty School where she received her state license in cosmetology. She later went to Cuyahoga Falls School of Practical Nursing and received her L.P.N. license. Then she went to Youngstown State University where she received an R.N. degree. Rasheedah worked as an R.N. at Robinson Memorial Hospital for 22 years. While there, she went to the Ohio College of Massotherapy and received licensure as a massotherapist.
Rasheedah married Charles Green in March 1957, and had two children, Dora R. Green and Charles Green, Jr. They all attended Mt. Olive Baptist in Twinsburg. They later moved to Kent, where Dora and Charles Jr. went to school. Charles Sr. went to be with the Lord in February 1977. She later married Bashir Hasan, which ended in divorce. Rasheedah, Margaret Davis and Geraldine Wright had a healing ministry, called Starlight Healing Ministry. They volunteered to perform Music Therapy at Robinson Memorial Hospital, where they played harps, sang, and prayed with the patients.
Rasheedah was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Green Sr.; parents, Edward and Dora Belle Smith; grandmother, Lucy Scrutchins; brothers, Edward Smith Jr., Joseph Smith and Sultan Muhammad; sisters, Odessa Lee and Beatrice Carroll; nieces, Sandra Robertson, Brenda Carroll and Marsha Carroll; nephews, Terry Clark, Roosevelt Simpson, Raymond Lee and Ted Carroll; brothers-in-law, Ellis Golden, Eddie Leonard and Tommie Lee; sister-in-law, Edna Smith. She leaves behind to cherish her memory: two sons, Charles Green Jr. and William Harris; daughter, Dora R. Green; granddaughter, Erica Mudd; sisters, Gloria Lee, Lucy Golden and Ernestine Leonard; and sister-in-law, Mary Muhammad. Also left behind are many nieces, nephews, and extended family: Chuck and Deirdre Richie and family; Geraldine Wright and family; and a host of friends and relatives.
Calling hours will be held 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Saturday, December14th at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home, where funeral services will follow at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow at Standing Rock Cemetery. Services in care of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, 628 West Main Street, Kent, OH 44240.
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