FLINTSTONE — George Washington Singleton, 89, of Flintstone, formerly of Tazewell, Tenn., in the presence of his loving family, was welcomed into heaven on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clay and Lou Vernie; daughters, Helen June and Linda Kay; and granddaughters, Elizabeth Ann and Kayla Ayn.

He will be greatly missed by children, Lynn (Sue), Carol (Curt), William Allen, Glenn (Sheila), Anita (Preston), and Pam (Steve); grandchildren, Arlie, Timothy, Wanda, April, Michael, Mounda, Adam, Alicia, Aaron, Sabrina, William, Sarah, Lori, Amanda, Samantha, and Cody; great-grandchildren, Tiara, Regan, Ethan, Josh, Justin, Alyssa, Dakoda, Logan, Tanner, and Kylie, and dear cousin Shirley Dalton.

George proudly served his country with the 777th Army Infantry during World War II.

We will miss his sense of humor, brilliant smile, and all the tender love he gave us.

Our family would like to extend a special thank you to Hospice of Western Maryland Health System and the staff of Sacred Heart Hospital (especially Alisa, Mugdim, and Dr. T) for all their loving care and kindness.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Coffey Funeral Home in New Tazewell, Tenn.

Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Pastor Ken Harvey officiating.

Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery, Upper Caney Valley.

Friends and family will gather at the Caney Valley Market immediately following the burial service.

Coffey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For further information go to www.mem.com.

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