|Birth: ||Mar. 22, 1874|
|Death: ||Feb. 12, 1976|
Services held Wednesday, February 18, 1976 in Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 825 California Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, Rev. A.L. Dirks, Officiating.
George W. Behn, born March 22, 1872 in Texas, to the union of John Mosley Behn, Sr. and Mary Barber Behn. His mother having died when he was very young, George and his younger brothers, Arthur and Henry James, were raised by his father and stepmother, Nancy Hanks Bramlett Behn, the only mother he ever knew. He was the oldest child of 16 children of John Mosley Behn, Sr.
He departed this life at the age of 102 years.
Preceding him in death are his parents; nine brothers: Arthur, J.E., Henry James, (Prince) Albert, Charlie, Thomas W., Leroy (Luraine), Samuel and Mosley; and two sisters, Mattie Jones and Alberta Behn.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Behn of Bakersfield, CA; one stepdaughter; two brothers: John Mosley Behn, Jr. of Odessa, TX and Dr. General Eckie Behn of Chicago, IL.; two sisters: Addie Miller of TX and Julia Barbara Reid of San Francisco, CA; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Pallbearers: Taft McCoy, Theodis Rivers, Jeff Wilson, Earl Charles, William LaViolet and C.J. Horton.
Services entrusted to the Jesse E. Cooley, Jr. Funeral Service, 1203 California Avenue, Bakersfield, CA.
John Mosley Behn (1854 - 1901)
Nancy Hanks Bramlett Behn (1860 - 1947)
Mary Behn (1900 - 1998)*
George W Behn (1874 - 1976)
Henry James Behn (1879 - 1959)*
Mattie Lee Behn Jones (1882 - 1962)*
Prince Albert Behn (1883 - 1956)*
John Mosley Behn (1885 - 1976)*
Thomas W. Behn (1888 - 1941)*
Addie L. Behn Miller (1889 - 1980)*
Julia Barbara Behn Reid (1891 - 1984)*
Leroy Behn (1893 - 1970)*
General Eckie Behn (1894 - 1983)*
Alverta Behn Watkins (1897 - 1919)*
Samuel Behn (1898 - 1918)*
Mosley Leonard Behn (1901 - 1969)*
Hillcrest Memorial Park
Plot: Holy Family Mauseleum; West Wall, Outside, Tier E, Crypt 294
Created by: Peggy
Record added: Apr 04, 2010
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