EAST PRAIRIE - Monty Doyle George Jr., 14, died at 10:25 p.m. July 13, 2003, at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born July 12, 1989, in Sikeston, son of Monty Doyle George Sr. of Portland, Maine, and Evelyn Roberts Gonzalez of East Prairie, was a student at East Prairie Junior High School, where he completed the eighth grade in May. He was active in a variety of school functions, including vocational woodworking and shop. George served as manager of the Junior High football team and basketball team and loved art. He was of the General Baptist belief.
Survivors in addition to his parents include: one brother, Chester Hankins of East Prairie; one sister, Amanda George of East Prairie; and his paternal grandfather, Doyle George of South Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Delores Ann George; and his maternal grandparents, Clarence and Bertha E. Maddux Roberts.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. Thursday until service time at 11 a.m. at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. Walter Bryars of East Prairie will officiate.
Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.