Services for Jesse George, 92, of Salado will be Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at the United Methodist Church Historic Chapel at noon with Mike Dunson officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow at the Central Texas Veteran Cemetery, Killeen, Tx. at 2 p.m.
His parents, Henry Aubrey George and Henrietta McClellan George, farmed in north New Mexico for most of their life. Jesse attended school in Nara Visa, New Mexico and graduated from high school in 1940. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1942 and was discharged in February of 1946. Jesse is a World War II veteran and served on the aircraft carrier, Enterprise.
In 1947, Jesse married Audrey Annette Denning in Clayton, New Mexico. In 1948 their daughter, Jane, was born in Raton, New Mexico.
Jesse worked for Chevrolet Motor Company for five years, followed by Colorado Interstate Gas Company (now Kidder-Morgan) where he retired as a supervisor of meter inspections after 35 years of service. After retirement, Jesse and Audrey moved to Salado in 1987.
Jesse was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Amarillo. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and keeping the best organized workshop and garage in town.
He is preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers and 2 sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey, and daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Gregory Westerfield of Lampasas. He is also survived by his brother Leroy George of Fritch, Texas and sisters Betty Ellis of Raton, N.M. and Ruby George of Dalhart.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Belton, Texas.
Services are in the care of Broecker Funeral Home, Salado.