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Obituaries - Clyde George

LAHARPE -- Clyde R. George, 96 of LaHarpe, died at 2:25 P.M. Saturday, Sept. 4, 1993 at the LaHarpe-Davier Health Care Center.

He was born April 9, 1897, in Colchester to William and Anna (Green) George. He married Neva Hancock, Dec. 25, 1920, in Burlington, Iowa. She survives.

Also surviving are three sons, William of Bellevue, Iowa, Loyd of Eagle Bend, Minn. and Robert of Douglas, Ariz., three daughters, Betty Johnson of LaHarpe, Anna of Montgomery of East Peoria and Mary McKinney of Duncan, Ariz., 24 grandchildren; 45 great -grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters, and three great grandchildren.

He farmed most of his life near LaHarpe and Blandinsville. He worked at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, Middletown , during WWII . He moved to Arizona in 1948 with his wife and they returned in 1980. He was a member of the LaHarpe American Legion Post 301.

Services are 11 A.M. Wednesday at the Banks and Beals Funeral Home in LaHarpe with the Rev. Jon Sims officiating. Burial Will Be in Friendship Cemetery in rural Colchester.

Contributed by Sharon Kay Foulk