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George Riley Martindale
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Birth: Aug. 2, 1920
Death: Dec. 8, 2010
Lee County
Mississippi, USA

Optometrist and World War II Veteran. RIPLEY - Dr. George R. Martindale, 90, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. He was born Aug. 2, 1920, in Walnut to Finley and Molly Curle Martindale. He was an optometrist in Ripley for 43 years. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during World War II and earned the Purple Heart and four Bronze Service Stars. He was a member of the Ripley Church of Christ. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at McBride Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley with Minister Tom Childers officiating. Burial will be in Tippah Memorial Gardens. Survivors include his wife, Waltine "Tot" Weatherly Martindale of Ripley; one son, Mark Martindale (Bonnie) of Ripley; two grandsons, Barrett Martindale (Tiffany) of Olive Branch and Brandon Martindale (Andrea) of Ripley; three granddaughters, Emma, Rachel and Elizabeth Martindale. He was preceded in death by his parents, seven sisters and seven brothers. Pallbearers will be Robert Farrow, Kyle Smith, Duane Bullard, Robert Wilbanks, James Nunnally and Mike Griffin. Honorary pallbearers will be Kerry W. Hill and Lewis Davis. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time today at the funeral home. To view and sign the online guestbook, visit -
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  Finley Martindale (1856 - 1932)
  Mary Curle Rainey Martindale (1878 - 1950)
  Ethel Rainey Janes (1897 - 1977)**
  Mamie Rainey (1907 - 1907)**
  George Riley Martindale (1920 - 2010)
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Tippah Memorial Gardens
Tippah County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Tom Childers
Record added: Dec 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62746230
George Riley Martindale
Added by: Ken & Sheila Lence
George Riley Martindale
Added by: Ken & Sheila Lence
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