Obituary: Vernia Bryant George

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Mrs. Vernia Bryant George, age 93, of Lewisburg, passed away

on December 13, 2009, at her residence at Village Manor.

A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of Ora Lee (Buchanan) and Tom Bryant. She retired from the Marshall County School System as a part of the lunch room staff. She was also a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg.

Mrs. George is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James "Bill" George (1980), a daughter, Phylis Cross (1989), two sisters, Ruth Scott and Virginia Sherwood.

Survivors include two sons, Jerry (Vera) George of Manchester, TN, and Ralph (Donna Kay) George of Hopkinsville, KY. Grandsons (Keith in Iraq), Mark, Steve, Brett & Matthew George and granddaughters Ivy Jernigan & Nicole Cross, eleven great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, a brother-in-law, Ted George, and numerous special nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. George will be conducted on Saturday, December 19, 2009, 1:00 from the chapel of Bills McGaugh Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will begin on Friday, December 18, 2009, from 4:00 until 8:00

In Lieu of Flowers, Donations can be made to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church

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