Essie Marie Wetzel George, 86, of Woodstock passed away on October 24, 2014 at the Winchester Medical Center. Mrs. George was born on May 14, 1928 in Shenandoah County, the daughter of Mary Catherine Wetzel Bayer.
She was preceded in death by her mother, husband John William George Jr. and daughter Joann George Wagner.
Surviving are a daughter Rita George Combs of Christiansburg, Virginia; two sons William George and wife Linda and Allan George and wife Lynette all of Woodstock; a granddaughter Sarah Bickel and husband Ed of Maurertown; grandsons Craig George and wife Mandy and Wesley George all of Woodstock, Dustin George and wife Morgan of Basye, and Casey Combs of Las Vegas, Nevada; great granddaughters Grace George, Lucy George and Quinn Bickel; great grandsons Henry George and Ari Bickel; and her sister-in-law Anna George Good Nilsen of Edinburg.
Mrs. George was a 1946 graduate of Edinburg High School and a faithful member of the Columbia Furnace United Methodist Church of Edinburg.
A funeral service will be held at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock on Tuesday, October 28 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Sunset View Memorial Gardens in Woodstock. The family will receive friends on Monday, October 27 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Columbia Furnace United Methodist Women’s Group c/o Joy Holliday 207 Stuffel Rock Lane Edinburg, Virginia 22824.