Mrs. Lillie Mae George, 89, of Williamsburg, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, December 22, 2007.
She was born September 14, 1918, to Lee Roy and Nola B. Fletcher King in Hicks Hollow, Kentucky near Richmond. She was united in marriage to Orlie Willard George on December 17, 1937 in Richmond, Kentucky. This union was blessed with four sons. Mrs. George was a member of the Williamsburg Friends Meeting. She was retired from Reid Hospital as a nurse's aide and from Williamsburg School, where she was a cook. Her family was her greatest interest and when health permitted she enjoyed gardening, sewing and canning.
Mrs. George will be missed by her sons, Donald George, Robert George and his wife Luellen and Tom George and his wife, Beverly, all of Williamsburg; a daughter-in-law, Delores George, of Greens Fork; grandchildren, Lizann Bane (Curt), Christopher George, Roger George, Tammy Elliott (Tony), Kyle George, Kory George (Sarah), Tommy George, Stephen George (Monika), Angela Ketron (Randy Davis), Stefany Davies (Micah), Rick Stewart and Lynn Jones; great-grandchildren, Michael Bane, Angelina Barker, Eric Barker, Mia Merriell George, Kourtney Ketron, Kristain Ketron, Kami Ketron, Fletcher Davies, Haydn Davies, Brooke George, Jacob George, Brittany George, Christian George, Sammy George and Kelsey George; sisters, Matte King and Laura Tipton, and brother, David King, all of Richmond, KY; aunt, Tillie Fletcher, of Michigan, several nieces and nephews and her special hospice caregivers, Donna and Virginia.
Mrs. George was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Orlie W. George; son, Paul George; daughters-in-law, Bonnie George and Martha (Maggie) Ann George; great-grandson, Derrick George; sister, Bonnie Richardson and brother, Rollie King.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 27, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Williamsburg Cemetery.
Family and friends may gather for visitation from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26, at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Reid Hospital for the Hospice Program, 1401 Chester Boulevard, Richmond, IN 47374.