Obituary – George, Thelma (Stewart)

Class of 1927

1927 PeromaThelma Stewart
Thelma Stewart

Red Hots, Glee Club, Debate, Honorary Society, Citizenship.

“Great things come in small packages.”

Thelma (Stewart) George

June 2, 1910 – January 4, 1958

Mrs. Thelma Stewart George, 47, of 1504 Oxford Way, Oklahoma City, Okla., died Saturday at Wesley hospital after a year’s illness.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Crown Heights Christian church, 4020 N Western, with burial in Memorial Park cemetery under the direction of Guardian funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that contributions may he made to the Oklahoma Medical Research foundation, cancer division.

Born June 2, 1910, in Sumner, Mrs. George graduated from Perry high school in 1927, attended Oklahoma College for Women, and graduated from the University of Oklahoma. She taught school in Perry and Ponca City prior to her marriage to T. Houston George, Jr. on June 18, 1938.

She was a member of Crown Heights Christian church and was co-coordinator of children’s work there. She was active in state Christian church circles and the Oklahoma City Council of Churches. She was vice-president of the John Marshall high school PTA and a member of the Christian Women’s Fellowship and the Monday Study club.

Surviving are her husband, T. Houston George, Jr.; a son, Thomas Houston George III, of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Donald Keith Ferguson, 1115 NW 21; her mother, Mrs. Nellie Stewart, and a sister, Mrs. Booth B. Strange, both of Shreveport, La.