- March 23, 1931 - August 21, 2013
- Clinton, Mississippi
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“I was so sorry to hear about Mr. North's passing away. I know he will be missed. May God bless you and your family at this time.
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Mr. George North 82, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at MS Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Graveside services are 10:00am Friday August 23, 2013 in Lakewood Memorial Park.
Mr. North was born in 1931 to the late Leonard C. North and Ella Rogers North. He was a longtime resident of Clinton, a loving, wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He loved the Lord and put him first in his life. He was a faithful member of Morrison Heights Baptist Church in Clinton, and later became a member of Mt. Creek Baptist Church in Florence.
Mr. North owned North Painting Company for over 50 years, he was known throughout the community and helped many in need. He painted the Governor's Mansion and had even painted the steeple of his church a few years ago. Mr. North was an avid bowler.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife of 52 years, Melba Chennault North, two precious grandchildren, Denise and Buddy. He leaves behind his two daughters; Eva North Dear of Harrisville, Georgette North Dollar of Jackson, grandchildren; David Jeral (Leah) Dear and Valarie Marie Dollar.
In honor of Mr. George North donations can be made his church, Mt. Creek Baptist Church, PO BX 94 Florence, MS 39073.