Funeral services for Georgie Erline Middleton, 82, of Palestine will be held at 1:30 pm Tuesday, Janaury 28, 2014, at Westwood Baptist Church with Chaplain Don Stanaland officiating. Burial will follow at Land of Memory Cemetery under the direction of Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home.
Mrs. Middleton passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2014, in Palestine.
She was born July 31, 1931, in Flowood, MS to Luther Jackson Payne and Elsie Mae Hurst Payne. Mrs. Middleton had lived most of her life in Palestine and was a charter member of the Westwood Baptist Church. She was co-owner and operator with her husband, Bennie Reese Middleton Sr., of B.R. Middleton, Sr. Construction Company. She loved dancing and being with her family outdoors. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Bennie in July 2006.
Mrs. Middleton is survived by her children Linda Miller, Bennie Middleton Jr., Betty Middleton, and Regina Rogers; six grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and special friends, Dina Gallion, Marla Shoulders, Denis Chandler, Lois Rose, Mae Cole, Ola Pearl Reeves, and Mary Sellers.
Pallbearers will be Vincent Chandler, Johnnie Adams, Steve Kirby, Milton Conaway, Jeff Roberson, and Ala Sinclair. Honorary pallbearer will be Lamar Roberson.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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