Grady Seldon George Sr., 95, of Woodbury passed away Friday, Aug. 17, at Centennial Medical Center.
Grady was born Oct. 25, 1922 to the late Sammy and Jennie Tate George in the Gassaway community of Cannon County. Survivors include her children, David (Joan) George of Bradyville, Jana (Cliff) Reigle of Woodbury, Grady (Carol) George Jr. of Woodbury, Faye (Allen) Morse of Gassaway, and Beth (Michael) Palombo of Woodbury; brother Frelan (Judy) George of Manchester; sister-in-law Myra (Jim) Kastor of Statesville, N.C.; grandchildren Micheal (Beth) George and Kevin (Katina) George, both of Bradyville, Amy Parker and Jamie Slatton, both of Woodbury, James (April) Hines of Murfreesboro, Michelle (Travis) Walker of Pleasant View, Angela (Josh) Cossey of Woodbury, Alana (Matt) Quarles of Dowelltown, Dana (Dave) Brown of Murfreesboro, and Samuel Palombo of Marietta, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Andrea (Jackie) Myers, Heather (Evan) Sharp, Nathan (Brittany) George, Cole and Cassie George, Jacob Schwartz, Chelsey Crisp, Will (Shellie) Parker, Haley Schwartz, Dillon Parker, Katie Slatton, Kinley Phelps, Bo Parker, Weston Slatton, Michaela Miron, Paige Walker, Loren Hines, Libby Hines, Gage Walker, Lucas Hines, Whitleigh Cossey, Hayden, Colt, and Madison Quarles, and Harper Grace Brown, great-great-grandchildren, Lucy and Daisy George, Bryson Myers, Camyrn Sharp, Lillie Schwartz, Ada Parker, Cadence Crisp, Haze Parker, Cain Parker, Hallie Parker, Oakland Parker, Avanell Parker, Davlie Lavender, Tynslie Lavender, and Declan Miron.
In addition to his parents, Mr. George was preceded in death by his wife, Avanell Jones George; and siblings Nina Campbell, Inez Bogle, Ernestine Tate, Betty Ledna, Medford George, and Howard George.
Grady was a member of the Methodist Church and was a farmer. He was a veteran of the Army where he was a master sergeant and served in World War II. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart. Mr. George was a member of the Cannon County Walking Horse Association and Cannon County Soil Conservation.
Funeral service was Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bros. Frelan George, Bobby Nichols, and David George officiating. Interment followed at Leoni Cemetery.
Woodbury Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
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