Elberta Himes George
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Elberta Himes George
  • January 5, 1924 - December 19, 2017
  • North Wilkesboro, Virginia

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Beloved Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother, Elberta Himes George, 93, of Pittsburgh, PA and most recently of Moravian Falls, NC went to her eternal home in heaven on December 19, 2017. She was born in Brockport, PA, January 5, 1924 to Jacob Silas Himes and Laura Mae Yale Himes.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Wesley E. George, Jr., brothers; Raymond, Harry, Richard, and Herbert Himes, sisters; Florence Robinson, Hettie, Hazel, and Martha Himes, Helen Bish, Shirley Kalgren, and Norma Bower, father-in-law; Wesley E. George, Sr., and mother-in-law; Lillie Boden George.

She is survived by son; Wesley E. George III (Vickie) of Ridgeway, VA, daughter; Kathleen George Lackey (Dave) of Moravian Falls, NC, grandson; Wesley E. George IV of Manassas, VA and granddaughters; Aylea George Ptachcinski (Jonathan) of Hillsborough, NC, Laura Faye Lackey of Durham, NC, Dr. Brenda Lackey Stephenson (Ben) of Winston-Salem, NC, Melinda Kay Lackey of Urbana, OH, great-grandchildren; Wesley E. "Ned" George V, Greta Ruth George, Brea Rose Ptachcinski, and Annalise Nicole Ptachcinski.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at 11 a.m. at McKee-Stone Funeral Home Chapel in Martinsville, VA with the Reverend Ron Mateer officiating. Interment was held at Highwood Cemetery in Pittsburgh, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Food Bank, 146 East Main Street, Martinsville, VA 24112.