Charles Wayne George

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Charles Wayne George, 66, of Steele, Mo., passed from this life Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at his home. Born in Monette, he was the son of the late James and Laura Pauline Slankerd George and had been a resident of Steele since 2000. Charles was a retired farmer having worked for the Stutts Farms near Manila and the Starnes Farms in Caraway. He also had worked for Master-Bilt Refrigeration Solutions in New Albany, Miss. Charles enjoyed being outdoors, playing his guitar and singing. He was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include two daughters, Kimberly George of Monette and Christina Cothran of Steele; one brother, James George of Arbyrd, Mo.; one sister, Stella Edge of Lake City; the mother of his children, Mary George of Steele. He also leaves four grandchildren, Jimmy Hickman, Ashley Donner, Stephanie Clark and William Burnett, and seven great-grandchildren

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Manila Cemetery with Chaplain Callum Reavey officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila. The family will receive visitors Wednesday afternoon from 12:30 until 1:30 at the funeral home. In compliance with the state's directive regarding COVID-19, attendance will be limited, face masks and social distancing will be required inside the funeral home at all times.

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