Luther Jay George Jr., 73, a Smithville resident and Warren County native, was born Nov. 19, 1944 and passed away Aug. 25 at St. Thomas West Hospital following an extended illness.
He was a retired truck driver, member of the Baptist Church, and son of the late Luther Jay George Sr., and Gladys Malone George. Mr. George was married May 4, 1963 to Linda Lee Scott George, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Luther Jay George III and Vickie of Beech Grove, Marty George and Angela of the Green Hill community; four grandchildren, Ashley Rains, Luther Jay George IV, Christopher George and Gracie George; seven great-grandchildren, Brookelyn George, Autumn Newby, Dalton George, Dodge George, McKenna George, Lakelyn George and Braelyn George; and brothers Pokie George, Billy Don George, Ivan Rhea George and David Lee George, all of McMinnville.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at High’s Chapel with Pokie George to officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be 9 a.m. Wednesday until the time of service at High’s. Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.,) Aug. 29, 2018