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Obituaries - Neva George

LAHARPE -- Neva A. George, 98 of LaHarpe died Thursday April 26, 2001 at 2: 15 a.m. at the Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb.

She was born Feb. 22,1903, in Burlington, Iowa to James and Anna (Baltzli) Hancock. She married Clyde George on Dec. 25,1920 in Burlington, Iowa. He died Sept 4, 1993.

She is survived by three sons, William George of Bellevue, Iowa, Lloyde George of Eagle Bend, Minn., and Robert George of Douglas, Ariz.; three daughters, Betty Johnson of LaHarpe, Anna Montgomery of East Peoria, and Mary McKinney of Duncan, Ariz.; 24 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren, serveral great-great-grandchildren; one sister Lavenia Tenhaf of Burlington, Iowa.

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

Mrs. George and her husband farmed near LaHarpe and Blandinsville until moving to Arizona in 1948 . In 1979 they returned to LaHarpe.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. today at Banks and Beals Funeral Home in LaHarpe with Pastor Bob Tillman officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery near Fountain Green.

Memorials may be made to McDonough District Hospice.

Contributed by Sharon Kay Foulk