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Obituaries

Obituaries

Lyla Jean George 1925 - 2011 Oskaloosa

Paid family tribute

Lyla Jean George, 85, of Oskaloosa, died Monday, April 11, 2011, at Hickory Pointe Care Center in Oskaloosa.
She was born October 5, 1925 at Pleasant Grove, KS., the daughter of Dewey Basil and Anna Mae Williams Terry. She had lived in Oskaloosa many years.
Lyla was a homemaker and she also worked as a painter and wallpaper hanger for many years in Jefferson County. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of McLouth.
She was married to Milton Cornelious George on September 14, 1942 at Oskaloosa; he preceded her in death on October 15, 2000.
She is survived by three sons, Robert “Bob” George, James “Jim” George, and Franklyn “Frank” George, all of Oskaloosa; two brothers, Jerry Terry and Delbert Terry, both of McLouth; two sisters, Donna Jo Kampher, McLouth, and Rita Johnson, Topeka; 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, William “Bill” George, and two brothers, Cecil Terry and Frank Terry.
Graveside Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.
Memorials may be made to Jefferson County Friends of Hospice or to Jefferson County Meals on Wheels.

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.