Archive for Thursday, September 18, 2003

C. Vernon George


September 18, 2003

Services for C. Vernon George, 68, Topeka, were Thursday, Sept. 11, at West Side Christian Church, Topeka. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Topeka.
Mr. George died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003, at St. Francis Health Center, Topeka.
He was born July 11, 1935, in Freedom, Mo., the son of Emile H. and Alice Marie (Jones) George.
He graduated from Everest High School in 1935. He worked as a tower operator for DuPont/Flexel for 35 years before retiring in 1997. He was a master wood worker.
Mr. George was a member of West Side Christian Church. He was a Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop No. 13 and committee member of Troop No. 357, all of Topeka.
He married Y. Marcene Kuck on Nov. 11, 1956, in Hiawatha. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include a daughter, Julie Baldwin, De Soto; two sons, Herb George, Tonganoxie, and Charley George, Atchison; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to West Side Christian Property Department, 432 Lindenwood, Topeka 66606-1348.
Parker-Price Mortuary, Topeka, was in charge of arrangements.

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