Delane George


Funeral services for Mr. Delane George were Monday, June 21, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. from Big Oak United Methodist Church, Kemper County, with Bro. Ben Jones and Bro. Davey Wilkinson officiating.  Burial followed in the church cemetery.  McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.   

Mr. George, 76, of DeKalb, died on June 17, 2021.  He was a member of Big Oak United Methodist Church.  A lifelong resident of Kemper County, he graduated from DeKalb High School and attended East Mississippi Junior College.  He served in the Mississippi National Guard and began his career with Southern Pipe in Meridian, MS.  He later founded George’s Auto Parts in DeKalb.

Survivors include wife, Martha George, daughter, Alexa Ferguson, and son, Alex George, all of DeKalb; four grandchildren; and brother, Jeff George. 

Preceding Mr. George in death were his father, Thurman George; mother, Ethel George; and sister, Jeanette Atkinson.

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