Hazel E. <I>Eplee</I> George

Hazel E. Eplee George

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Death 27 May 1991 (aged 89)
Burial Parsons, Labette County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 22837962 · View Source
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Services for Hazel E. George, 89, Parsons, will be at 3 p.m. Monday at the Burris-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Parsons with the Rev. Fred Gates officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery here.

Mrs. George died Monday, May 27, 1991, at Presbyterian Manor in Parsons, where she lived the past five years. She had been ill the past six months.

She was born Dec. 16, 1901, southwest of Parsons, the daughter of Charley and Nellie Eplee. She attended the Caldwell country school, and graduated from Altamont High School. She attended Kansas State University where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.

She married Myron V. George on April 2, 1923, in Parsons.

Her husband served four terms in the U.S. House of Representatives from the 3rd District of Kansas. He died April 11, 1972.

The Georges lived in Altamont, Topeka and Washington, D.C., before moving to Parsons in 1967.

Mrs. George had given more than 2,500 hours of volunteer service to the American Red Cross, primarily while living in Washington.

She became a licensed practical nurse while living in Topeka, and after moving to Parsons, had been a long-time volunteer worker for the Labette County Medical Center.

She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church, the Shrine Widow's Auxiliary, the Labette County Medical Center Auxiliary in Parsons and the Women's Congressional Club in Washington, D.C.

She also was a life member of the Cunningham Chapter No. 239, Order of Eastern Star in Edna.

Survivors include two sons, Dr. M. Don George, Camdenton, Mo., and C. Richard George, Vancouver, Wash.; a daughter, Elaine Hoffman, Lawrence; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.


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  • Created by: MrPeepers
  • Added: 11 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22837962
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hazel E. Eplee George (16 Dec 1901–27 May 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22837962, citing Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Parsons, Labette County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by MrPeepers (contributor 46934056) .