Services for Wayne George were held Saturday, October 3, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. from McClain-Hays Chapel with Rev. Hollis Warren officiating. Burial followed in Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery in Kemper County with funeral honors provided by the Mississippi Highway Patrol Honor Guard. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. George, 85, died Wednesday, September 30, 2020.
He was a native of the Hopewell Community in Kemper County. He served in the Mississippi Army National Guard and retired from the Mississippi Highway after 22 years of service. Mr. George was a member of Damascus Baptist Church and attended Midway Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Yvonne George of Meridian; daughter, Pam George Howard of Laurel; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Mr. George was preceded in death by his father, Lavelle “Bud” George, mother, Macie George, stepmother, Sarah George; and brother, Wendell George.