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George "Sonny" Birdwell
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1934
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 2005
Colorado County
Texas, USA

George Birdwell son of Newell Lee and Thilda Ella Birdwell.

Transcribed by Judy Talkington
George Birdwell,70,of Columbus,passed away Jan.29 at Columbus Community Hospital.He was born in Ramsey,Aug.5,1934 to Newell Lee and Thilda Ella (Schmidt) Birdwell.He lived most of his life in Eagle Lake and was a retired rice field laborer.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by sons,Frank Newell Birdwell of Ft.Knox,Ky. and Ryman Lee Birdwell of Friendswood;and sisters,Ethel Engbrock of Eagle Lake and Emily Frank Columbus.

Funeral services were conducted Feb.1 at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus with Rev.John Hunsicker officiating.Interment followed at Lakeside Cemetery in Eagle Lake.

Pallbearers were Heath Ray,Kenny Dodgen,Roger Birdwell,James Enbrock,Hugo Richter Jr. and Johnnie Schmidt Jr.

Honorary pallbearers were his friends at Blue Plate Cafe in Eagle Lake and Columbus Livestock Comission Company.

Colorado County Citizen,February 2,2005
Courtesy of the Citizen 
Family links: 
  Newell Lee Birdwell (1911 - 1952)
  Thilda Ella Schmidt Birdwell (1912 - 1984)
Lakeside Cemetery
Eagle Lake
Colorado County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Jim Rodgers
Originally Created by: darla halley
Record added: Apr 23, 2011
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George Sonny Birdwell
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 Added: Aug. 10, 2011

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