Carole Clifton George

Born: Thu., Feb. 5, 1942
Died: Thu., Sep. 22, 2005

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Carole Clifton George, age 63, of Greensboro, GA, died Thursday, September 22, 2005 at Minnie G. Boswell Memorial Hospital. Mrs. George was born February 5, 1942 in Colbert, GA to Harry Repard "Jack" Clifton Sr. and the late Louise Rogers Clifton. In 1960 she graduated from Blakely High School and then attended the University of Georgia. On December 26, 1960 she married James D. "Jim" George. Having lived and raised their family in Thomasville, Albany, Tucker and Lilburn, GA, they moved to Greensboro in 1993. Along with her husband she was the owner and operator of C & J Custom Homes. While a member of First Baptist Church of Greensboro, she volunteered by preparing fellowship meals and as an instructor of English to those who speak other languages. Mrs. George was a charter member of Grace Fellowship of Greensboro where she served as a member of the Hospitality Team.

She is survived by her husband, Jim George, of Greensboro, GA; three daughters, Jelene George Mercer and husband Woody of Crossville, TN, Lynne George Payne of Duluth, GA, and Lisa George Cochran and husband David of Suwanee, GA; father, Jack Clifton and stepmother, Janis Lowe Clifton of Blakely, GA; three sisters, Candy Clifton Hatfield of Blakely, GA, Carla Clifton Owen and husband Glen of Augusta, GA and Merritt Clifton Logan and husband Chuck of Albany, GA; a brother, Harry Repard Clifton Jr. and wife Jan of Leesburg, GA; six grandchildren, Meghan Mercer, Jana Payne, Caroline Mercer, Kent Cochran, Clay Cochran and Brett Cochran and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday night at McCommons Funeral Home in Greensboro, GA. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Greensboro, GA with Rev. Jimmy A. Long officiating. Serving as pallbearers are Rick Ward, David Torbert, Gerald Torbert, Jason Godbee, Jim Cox and Ham Cornett. Serving as honorary pallbearers are Bob Christian, Tom Robinson, John Demorest, Tom Ertel, Tim Hong, Bob Aldrich, Ralph Danson, Bobby Voyles, Wallace Patton and Paul Abernathy.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home in Blakely, GA. A Funeral Service will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the Chapel at the Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy A. Long officiating. Interment will follow at Blakely Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Tommy Bell, Charles Bush, Warren Baxley, Bobby McLendon, Tommy Clifton and Stan Houston.

The family requests that any memorials be made to Grace Fellowship Building Fund, 1121 South Industrial Blvd., Greensboro, GA 30642. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us online at to sign the guest register.

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Jewel & Debby Devereaux
   Posted Sat September 24, 2005
Dear George, Carole is certainly in the presence of our Lord. Having been in conversation with her, even for a short time, was a gift from GOD. May your memories be sweet. Sincerely, Jewel & Debby

Gary and Kaye Clinkscales
   Posted Sat September 24, 2005
Our heartfelt sympathy goes to your family in the loss of Carol. May the Lord be with you and bless you during the difficult days that come. Our prayers will be with you and your family.

Martha Helmly Hasty
   Posted Sat September 24, 2005
Since I didn't often see my cousin Carole after we were grown, I'll always remember her as she looked in a family reunion picture taken at the Carlyle ranch. She must have been 13 or 14. My deepest sympathies to her family. Martha

8th Grade Duluth Wildcat Cheerleaders
   Posted Sun September 25, 2005
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. From stories we have heard from Lynne, Carole sounded like an amazing women. She will live on in our memories.

Jamie Kelly Chapman
   Posted Sun September 25, 2005
Mr. Jimmy, Jelene, Lynne & Lisa, I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Carole. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Lynn Houston McBroom
   Posted Mon September 26, 2005
My thoughts and prayer are with you all.