OBITUARY

Willie "Sonny" George

November 14, 1944October 9, 2020

Willie “Sonny” George, age 75 passed away Friday, October 9, 2020 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS. He was a native of Shreveport, LA and a longtime resident of Columbia, MS. Sonny worked as a tool pusher and retired after 40 years of employment in the oil field. He proudly served in the US Marines and was of the Baptist faith. He was a loving father and a great family man. Mr. George was preceded in death by first wife, Louella George; parents, Willie George, Sr. and Frances Woods George; sister, Brenda George; brothers, Paul George, Cecil George, and Luther “Scooter” George; and a great-granddaughter, Jaylynn George. He is survived by two daughters, Brenda George Sistrunk (Travis), and Nichol George, both of Columbia; a son, Willie George, III of Prentiss, MS; the mother of his children, Debra Argus; ten grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends on Monday, October 12, 2020 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Colonial Funeral Home in Columbia. Graveside services will follow at 2:00 PM at Oak Hill Cemetery, Columbia-Purvis Rd with interment at the conclusion of ceremonies.

  • FAMILY

  • Louella George, Wife (deceased)
  • Willie George, Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Frances Woods George, Mother (deceased)
  • Brenda George, Sister (deceased)
  • Paul George, Brother (deceased)
  • Cecil George, Brother (deceased)
  • Luther "Scooter" George, Brother (deceased)
  • Jaylynn George, Great Granddaughter (deceased)
  • Brenda George Sistrunk (Travis), Daughter
  • Nichol George, Daughter
  • Willie George, III, Son
  • Debra Argus, mother of his children
  • Sonny is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • L.T. Sistrunk
  • Blake Sistrunk
  • Steve Romero
  • Shawn George
  • Justin George
  • Myles Sistrunk
  • Blaine Stogner, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Nathan Stafford, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, October 12, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Monday, October 12, 2020

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