Alexander Eley Green

Sunrise: December 12, 1999

Sunset: December 29, 2020

Our Beloved Alexander Eley Green was born on December 12, 1999 in Portsmouth Virginia to a devoted mother Jatika Johnson and loving father, Aaron Green. Alex grew up in a loving home with his mother where every curiosity and talent was nurtured. An artist herself, Jatika nurtured his love of music and artistic expression. A 2019 graduate of Kecoughtan High School, Alex’s bond with his mother was incomparable. When you saw Jatika, you saw him. One memorable moment for Alex was when he got to see Belize with his mother on a vacation to remember.

Alex loved family and that included his sister Cassidy and brother Hasan. He also looked forward to spending time with his mother’s large extended family. Though he was her baby, Jatika’s eight aunts and uncles and thirty plus cousins all treated Alex like their child. He looked forward to the cookouts, family trips, and time in the country when the family was all together.

Alex’s mother describes him as the best person to talk to. He was full of love and never showed judgement or bias towards anyone. He made friends easily and always gave those he called friends or family the truth.

Through all he accomplished in his life, Alex’s greatest triumph was his son Keyhohri. Though his time on earth with his son was cut short, Keyhohri will know without a doubt that his father adored him and will always be his very special guardian angel.

Alex is survived by his son (Keyhohri Green) mother (Jatika Johnson), father (Aaron Green), sister (Cassidy), brother (Hasan), and uncles (Michal Johnson and Mark Johnson). He also leaves behind his maternal grandmother (Joan Paulette Johnson Jackson) Maternal Grandfather (Eley Johnson) and maternal step-grandfather (Sydney Lee Jackson). He also leaves his paternal grandmother(Regina Green) and grandfather (Larry Green). In addition, he is survived by a host of great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins, and friends.

Though Alex spent only a short time on earth he laughed, he lived, and he was fiercely loved by his family and friends. Now he is in the loving arms of the one who loves him most, Jesus Christ.

Viewing Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:00pm - 5:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Monday, January 11, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Armstrong Cemetery 1501 Sandy Cross Road Belvidere, NC 27919 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Kathy Jones says

    May God bless and keep all the members of our family as we go through this difficult time. Please remember God loves us. “Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.” Ps. 24:7

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    Elisa Jones says

    Love and prayers to everyone during this time. Words cannot express.

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    Terrance Riddick says

    To my family I send out my deepest heartfelt condolences. Alex, I love you bro and I just wish you were here to hear me say that one more time. Rest In Peace and know you will never be forgotten.

    The Riddick Family from Utah!!

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    Alice Bishop-Manyarara says

    My sincerest condolences.to the faming in your loss. Words are difficult to express during this time,.but lknow you are in.my prayers. Please.continue to lean on your faith and one another,. Remember.the precious.memories of Alex and he shall be with you always.
    Rest assured that God cares and will.never leave you alone nor forsake you.
    Love always,.Alice (Dai’s mom).

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    Shytist Jones says

    I love you Man. Your forever in my heart!!! May you Rest In Peace with the rest of our Angels!!

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    Shytist L Jones says

    I love you Man. Your forever in my heart!!! May you Rest In Peace with the rest of our Angels!!

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    Tarrin Riddick says

    I love you Alex. You will be truly missed. – “family”

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    Sarah Hatton says

    Its hard to express how my heart is so sadden Jatika. Please know that Alex was loved so much by his Aunt Sarah, uncle Wayne and sons. He will never be forgotten. Praying for strength, comfort and peace in the name of Jesus.

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    Jay and Misty Green says

    Jatika our hearts ache over the loss of Alex! You are in our thoughts and prayers! We thought of Alex as our own and love him very much! He will be greatly missed! Please let us know if you need anything! We love you!

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    Millicent James says

    I cannot believe your baby and heart and soul has been taken away. I was just thinking to myself I just spoke with Alex the day after Christmas. I know one thing you can and will always remember his smile, the good times we had and his love and affection for his mom. I am going to miss my buddy the fun we had all of us eating out, going to the black museum, hollow scream, horseback riding, the cruise Alex truly enjoyed life and I know he is in heaven watching over you and his son making beats for the Lord!
    My prayers and love go out to you and your family.
    I will miss and love Alex may he RIP. Love you my sista!
    Millie(AKA) Aunt Millie

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    Cassidy says

    Im still in shock that he was taken so soon. He will always be my twin. It’s hard knowing I won’t be able to call him and rant about whatever is going on in my life. But I find comfort in knowing that God has a plan and this is part of his plan. I love you very much Jatika, you and Alex hold a special place in my heart.

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    Stephanie Rushing says

    I love you very much Jatika and I’m so sorry you have to go through this type of pain..Just know the best part of him he left with you….so hold him tight and know Alex will be an angel watching over you both forever.You are and always will be one of the best mothers I know ?

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    Jewell Rich says

    I know you and Alex were super close Tika. May GOD surround you with comfort, love and light! There are no words I’m sure to express your heart for Alex. You watched over him for 21 years, now he’s watching over you!

    Love YOU cousin!


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    Ashley Clark says

    Jatika and Family,

    My condolences to you all. You’re in my thoughts and continuous prayers. I personally will always remember the trip to the African American museum in D.C. Alex had us laughing the entire time. I was in awe of his love and passion for music and knew that he would definitely excel in it. I also admired the mother and son bond between the two of you. Although I only saw Alex a couple times he definitely left a lasting impression on me. May God continue to keep you all through this difficult time.

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    The Scroggins Family says

    My condolences and prayers to Jatika Johnson and family. Jatika Pray that god give you all strength, and faith over you all at this difficult time of your loss. You all forever be in our thoughts and prayers.

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      Samara M. says

      JATIKA there are no words I can possibly say, just know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Stay strong in your UNYIELDING FAITH!

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    Sherrie Riddick says

    Thank you for the good times Alex, we will miss you man.
    Love Christin, Jonathan and Mommy.

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    Devon Riddick says

    I love you very much Alex. You will be truly missed. My prayers go out to our family during this tough time.

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