George Aquilla Cason

Born: Thu., Feb. 11, 1937
Died: Thu., Sep. 29, 2011

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George Aquilla Cason, age 74, of Eatonton, GA, died Thursday, September 29, 2011 at Greene Point Health Care and Rehab in Union Point. He was born on February 11, 1937 in Walton County to the late Jesse Dean Cason and Ora Mae Weatherford Cason. He attended Greensboro High School and joined the United States Air Force where he received his GED. In 1957 he married the former Rosie Jane McElhannon of Greensboro who preceded him in death in June of this year. When they first married they lived in Greensboro, then moved to Florida for ten years. They returned to Greensboro and in 1971 moved to Eatonton where he was living at the time of his death. While living in Eatonton, he worked for Enterprise Aluminum for twelve years and then worked as a groundkeeper at Reynolds Plantation. George was a member of Union Point Worship Center. He always had a big garden, loved to fish, hunt and watch the Atlanta Braves.

He is survived by three sons, George Douglas Cason and wife Donna of Eatonton, GA, Michael Keith Cason and wife Laura Ann of Washington, GA and Anthony Wayne Cason and wife Connie of Eatonton, GA; a brother, Calvin Cason and wife Jewell of Loganville, GA; grandchildren: Jesse Douglas Cason (Rena), Jeffrey Alan Cason, Christi Cason Nation (Derrick), Amanda Cason Cruz (Juan), Kenneth Forrest Cason, David Cason and Joshua Cason; step grandchildren: Colby Chandler Howard, Anthony Cole Howard; great grandchildren: Anna Megan Cason, Kaleb Fluker, Justin Fluker, Lynn Nicole Nation and Carlos Aiden Cruz; and a number of other relatives and friends. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers, John Willie Cason, Charlie Cason and Jack Cason.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Wayne Usry officiating. Interment will follow in Greenview Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642. Serving as pallbearers are Jesse Cason, Jeffrey Cason, David Cason, Forrest Cason, Eddie Scarborough and A. J. Mathis. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday night at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Jan Hallman
   Posted Fri September 30, 2011
Mike & family, Thought and prayers to all. David, Jan, Josh and Robert

Mary Brown
   Posted Fri September 30, 2011
Our deepest sympathy to the family. Mary Brown, Lonnie & Cheryl Brown & Children

Sandra Wood
   Posted Sat October 01, 2011
My heart hurts for your family. I loved Ms. George, he brighten my day everytime I went to work, even up to his last night on this earth. We laughed all the time, I will cherish those moments forever. Mr. George and his wife raised wonderful sons and I enjoyed to get to know each one of them personally. My prayers are with you all. Sincerely, Ms. George's Nurse Sandra Wood

Sandra Wood
   Posted Sat October 01, 2011
My heart was broken to hear about Mr. George. My condolences go out to his son's. It was my pleasure to serve Mr. George at Greene Point. He brighten my day everything I got to work with him. Even the day he passed we still had some wonderful memories I will take with me forever. His smile would just make my day. My prayers go out to all of you. Sincerely, Mr. George's Nurse Sandra Wood

Smith Oliver
   Posted Sat October 01, 2011
I remember well, just as it was yesterday, the first day of school in Miss. Sally Purks' First Grade in Greensboro.... In walked Three 'blonde headed' cleaned up boys with brand new overalls...... It was 'George, John Willie & Calvin' ........ They were always friendly, fun to be in school with and worked hard in adult life. My sympathy to Calvin, and all the other family members. Smith Oliver

Kevin Douglas
   Posted Mon October 03, 2011
Dear family, I am sorry for your loss. May each of you find comfort in knowing that God is "near to those that are broken at heart and those who are crushed in spirit he saves." (Psalms 34;18)