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George Ernest Sailors

Obituary Date: Friday, April 12, 2019

Mr. George Ernest Sailors, age 89 of Commerce died Friday, April 12, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Sailors was born in Commerce to the late, Robert “Bob” Brantley and Gertrude Hood Sailors.  Mr. Sailors was a member of Harmony Christian Church, was a retired truck driver for Chicago Southern, and US Army veteran.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Sailors was also preceded in death by his wife, Louise Barrett Sailors.

Mr. Sailors is survived by a number of nieces and nephews, Pam Gooch (Carl) of Milledgeville, (great niece, Elizabeth Ruark (Will) of Milledgeville), Jackie Barrett (Lynda) of Commerce, Betty Anne Parks (Alan) of Commerce, Larry Barrett (Laverne) of Jefferson, Susan Gooch (Bobby) of Jefferson, and Kathy Kennedy (Alan) of Commerce; sisters-in-law, Edna Earl Potts (C.L.) of Jefferson, Virginia Parker of Commerce, and Mildred Barrett of Commerce; family friend, Amanda Payne of Commerce.

Funeral service will be held Sunday, April 14th at 3:00 PM from the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Payne officiating with the interment following at Jackson Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 1-3 PM.  Pallbearers are David Scoggins, Jeff Lord, Johnny Klugh, Floyd Butler, Will Ruark, Jackie Barrett, Larry Barrett, and Mike White.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Harmony Christian Church: P.O. Box 382 Commerce, GA 30529.

Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Date
04/14/2019 at 3:00PM
Funeral Home
Little-Ward Funeral Home
(706) 335-3175
115 State St., Commerce 30529