Pearl Cecil George, 94, of Columbia, KY passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY. She was born in Adair County on May 12, 1928, to the late James Otha and Gertrude Helm Melson.
Ms. George attended the House Upon the Rock Tabernacle Church in Russell Springs, KY. She enjoyed puzzle books, bingo, flower gardening, watching University of Kentucky basketball, and spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include five children Judy Sullivan (Charles) of Columbia, KY, Beverly Holt of Campbellsville, KY, Janet Carroll (Bill) of Campbellsville, KY, Jimmy George of Columbia, KY and Shelia O’Banion of Campbellsville, KY; two granddaughters Bridgette Smith (Todd) of Columbia, KY and Tasha Rogers (Jon) of Greensburg, KY; four great grandchildren Kayla Smith, Madison Smith, Easton Rogers, and Sawyer Rogers and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two son-in-law William Ray O’Banion and G. B. Holt and ten siblings Eugene, Robert, Elwood, Ralph, Hershel, Russell and Clyde Melson, Mable Cape, Laura Bell Melson, and Lydia Richards.
Funeral services will be 1:00pm Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Haven Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday from 4:00-8:00pm and will continue Sunday until time for the service at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Bro. Stanley Watson will be officiating, and pallbearers will be James Cape, Tommy Cape, Todd Smith, Jon Rogers, Wesley Melson, Jamie Hayes, and Richie Melson.