George Tenison Cullens

Born May 3, 1935

George Tenison Cullens, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at the age of 77. He was a native of New Albany, MS, a resident of New Orleans until 1957 and moved to Mt. Prospect, IL and recently Marrero, LA. He was the loving father of Brendan O’Cullane, the devoted grandfather of Alexandra Harcrow and Kathryn Harcrow. He was the son of the late George Fredrick Cullens and Ruby Cullens Wojtawowicz. He was the former husband of Ann Maddox. He is also survived by his dear friend and caretaker, Elaine Thomassie as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. George was a Paramedic/Fireman for over 20 years while living in Mt. Prospect, IL and was a Veteran serving in the United States Navy. He was a former member of Valance St. Baptist Church in New Orleans and recently, a resident of Wynhoven. The family would like to thank the staff of Wynhoven for their care of Mr. Cullens. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Services from Westside/Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, LA. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2012 from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM and will be followed by a Funeral Service in the Chapel. Burial will then take place at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Metairie, LA.


  • Visitation Saturday, November 17, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 17, 2012

George Tenison Cullens

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November 15, 2012


I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your children.

Chad Duncan