Marge George

Marge Viola Wilkerson George, 95, died on March 24, 2009 in Sweet Home at Twin Oaks Rehabilitation Center.

She was born Margie Viola Royal on Oct. 4, 1913 in Meridian, Texas.

She married Felix V. Wilkerson on March 31, 1932 in Meridian. They moved to Southern California in 1932 where they raised three children.

Mr. Wilkerson was killed in 1946 in an automobile accident, and Mrs. Wilkerson moved to Redlands, Calif., with the children.

She married Leon H. George in 1953. They lived in Southern California for several years and 10 years in Sacramento, Calif. She moved back to Southern California in early 1980. In 1991, she moved to Sweet Home.

Mrs. George is survived by her brother Sterling Thierichen of Riverside, Calif.; children, Felix Wilkerson of Sweet Home, Margie Cleem of Sweet Home and Joyce Brown of Cathedral City, Calif.; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. George was preceded in death by her sister, Jennie Mattie Maxwell of Greenwood, Texas, and her brother Eldridge (Bus) Thierichen of Redlands, Calif.

She was buried at Hillside Cemetery in Redlands, Calif.