Noel George, 95, passed away Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at English Village Manor in Altus.
Noel was born Nov. 25, 1914, in Charleston, Texas, to Curtis White George and Dovie (Clark)/George. He was a minister most of his life, serving Humphries Baptist Church, Prairie Hill Baptist Church of Duke, Headrick Baptist Church, Southside Baptist Church, Lewis Hill Baptist Church, Manitou Baptist, Trinity Baptist Church of Altus, finishing his career at Prairie Hill in Duke. Noel lived and raised cattle and horses in the Olustee area where he also farmed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Curtis White George and wife Dovie; first wife Norma Lou George; one son, Ronald Don George; second wife, Marie George; two brothers, Paul George, and Dwayne George; three sisters, Audrey Fry, Bonnie Bidwell and June Herd.
Noel is survived by his children, daughter Joy George Zitterkob of Tulsa, and two sons; Goebel George and wife Sally of Altus, and Mark George and wife Christie of Altus; grandchildren, Gregory George Zitterkob, Blane and Sandy George, Amanda George, Drew and Kelli George and daughter Jacey, Brady George, Tyler George, Garret George, Colby George and Trace George.
Memorials tributes may be made in Noel George's name to the Emmanuel Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Lowell-Tims Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Altus with the Rev. Boyd Whitehead officiating. Interment will follow at the Altus City Cemetery under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home.
On line tributes may be made at www.Lowell-Tims.com