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A funeral service for Stella Irene George, age 88, of Jacksonville, is scheduled at 2 o'clock in the afternoon Friday, December 9, 2016 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. Ernest Higginbotham and Rev. Fredie Williams officiating. She will be laid to rest at Mt. Comfort Cemetery in Maydelle.
Mrs. George passed away Monday, December 5, 2016 in Rusk.
Stella was born July 20, 1928 in Blackjack, Texas to Freddie and Hattie (Bingham) Jenkins.
She was a member of the Assembly of God in Maydelle.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Carliss Junell Jenkins, Earl Ray Jenkins; and a sister, Merle Jean Miles.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 69 years, E.T. "Rabbit" George of Maydelle; son, Corlis George and wife Sharon of Maydelle; daughters, Peggy McDaniel and husband Ronnie of Reece, Darlene Schultz and husband Tim of Rusk; brother, Gerald Dean Jenkins and wife Carol of Jacksonville; sister, Virginia Fay George of Maydelle. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Tony George, Steve George, Josh Jenkins, Frank Marshall, Leonard Boffa, and Larry Brooks. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Visitation will begin on Thursday, December 8, 2016 and friends are cordially invited to visit with the family from 6 to 8 o'clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Published on December 7, 2016
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