|Birth: ||May 18, 1948|
|Death: ||May 12, 2010|
George Bill Soce Jr.
May 18, 1948 - May 12, 2010
"I am home in heaven, dear ones."
George Bill Soce, Jr., lifetime resident of Upper Fruitland, went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, May 12, 2010. He was born on May 18, 1948, in Farmington.
In 1995, George graduated from Diné College, in Tsaile, Ariz. He married Hilda Murphy in Shiprock.
George loved being with his children and grandchildren. He read his Bible and he participated in powwows with traditional dancing. He loved native arts and crafts.
George is survived by his wife, Hilda Murphy Soce; daughter, Le Ann Bileen; sons, Cedric Bileen and Chatto D. Soce; grandparent, Marie Benally of Shiprock; aunt, Fannie Yazzie of Shiprock; sister, Gloria King of Shiprock; grandchildren, Makiah N. Soce, Sadie J. Begay, Cideahzah G. Bileen, Tyeelijah H. Bileen, Tyler K. Begay, Judiah H. Bileen, Obadiah H. Bileen, Lauryn J. Bileen and Zachariah P. Bileen; brothers-in-law, George (Doreen) Murphy, Leonard Murphy, Henry (Mary) Murphy Jr., Burton (Rosie) Murphy, Fredrick Esidro; sisters-in-law, Henrietta (Russell) Lewis and Vernida (Duane) Bissonette
Viewing will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Monday, May 17, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Third Ward, 473 CR 6100 in Kirtland, with funeral services to follow. Bishop Joe Tanner Jr. will be presiding.
Interment will follow at Kirtland Cemetery in Kirtland..
Pallbearers are Chatto D. Soce, Cedric Bileen, Fredrick Esidro, Dezmen Bissonette, Duane Bissonette, George Murphy, Elder Eaton, and Elder cousins.
Honorary pallbearers are Leonard Murphy, Russell Lewis, Burton Murphy, Henry Murphy Jr., Edward Joe, Amos Yazzie, George Soce III, and Jason Soce.
Those wishing to send condolences may so at www.danielsfuneral.com
Funeral arrangements are with Cope Memorial Chapel, 404 W. Arrington St. in Farmington, (505) 327-5142.
Published in Farmington Daily Times on May 15, 2010
San Juan County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: May 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52407231
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