Dorothy Elizabeth George

Published 4:23 pm Tuesday, March 25, 2014


Dorothy Elizabeth George, 90, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Azalea Land in Savannah, Ga., where she lived with her son and daughter-in-law for the past eight years. She was born in Bogalusa on Dec. 29, 1923 in, to Adolph Slade and Elizabeth Wells.

Dorothy grew up in Bogalusa. She married Lloyd George in 1943 in Alexandria. The couple settled in Bogalusa, where they were happily married for 55 years. Dorothy, her husband, Lloyd, and son, Stephen, were active members of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking and canning the vegetables and fruits that were so much a part of their farm and lives. Dorothy and Lloyd were always generous with fresh vegetables and products from their farm, which was a labor of love.

Dorothy is survived by her son, Stephen George and his wife Ruth of Savannah, and by many nieces and nephews and other relatives.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd George; her parents, Adolph and Elizabeth Slade; and her brothers and sisters, Elmer, Edna, Edgar, Belah, Julia, Lucious, Lena and Elouise.

Visitation will be Thursday, March 27 at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home, 610 Avenue F in Bogalusa, from 10 a.m. until service time at noon, with the Rev. Eric Williams officiating. Burial will be in Hillview Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, Spring Valley Road, Route 1, Box 127, Bogalusa, LA 70427.

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