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November 29, 2000

Shirley Jean George

Services for Shirley Jean George, 75, McLouth, were Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000, at the McLouth First Baptist Church. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery.

Mrs. George died Friday, Nov. 24, 2000, at her home after a long illness. She was born Jan. 19, 1925, at McLouth, the daughter of Ray D. and Agnes Harding Shoemaker.

Mrs. George, who was a homemaker, lived in McLouth most of her life. During World War II, she worked at the Medical Depot in Kansas City, Kan. She had also worked at the drug store in McLouth and as a waitress for her grandfather and father in McLouth.

She was a member of the McLouth First Baptist Church and the Christian Women's Association in Lawrence.

She was a 1942 graduate of McLouth High School.

She married Oliver W. George on Oct. 7, 1950, in Lawrence. He survives at home.

Other survivors include a son, William Ray George, Ozawkie; a daughter, Orpha Lynn Lindahl, Tappahannock, Va.; two sisters, Patty Lucille Wear, McLouth, and Carolyn Sue LeGer, Topeka; three granddaughters; and a great-grandson.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the McLouth First Baptist Church or to the Jefferson County Home Health Department, sent in care of Barnett Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, 66066.

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