George Withers

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Daily Press
June 11, 1971
p. 6

George W. Withers

George W. Withers, 4214 Newsome Drive, died Thursday in Riverside Hospital after a short illness.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Willie M. Withers, one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Smith of Washington, DC; one son, Harry J. Withers of Newport News; four brothers, Lawson Withers, Forrest Withers and Elmo Withers, all of Ruffin, NC, and Benton Withers of Newport News; three sisters, Mrs. Bessie Yancey, Mrs. Sadie Gwynn and Mrs. Lottie Russell all of Ruffin, NC and three grandchildren.

He was a retired employee of the Newport News Shipyard and a veteran of WWI.

Funeral service will be held Monday, June 14, at 2pm at New Grafton Baptist Church, with Rev. D. M. Willis officiating.

Burial will follow at Hampton Veterans Gardens.

Relatives and friends will meet at the residence not later than 1:15pm Monday.

O. H. Smith Funeral Home in charge.


Daily Press
June 12, 1971

George W. Withers

A funeral service will be held at 2pm Monday in New Grafton Baptist Church for George W. Withers of 4214 Newsome Drive, who died Thursday in a local hospital.

The Rev. D. M. Willis will officiate. Burial will be in Hampton Veterans Gardens.

Relatives and friends are asked to meet at 1:15pm Monday at the residence.

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