Obituary – Queen, George P.

Class of 1939

1939 Graduation Edition
Perry Daily JournalGeorge Queen
George Queen

- was born in Perry and has always lived here. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Queen of 1301 Cedar street. In school he won letters in football and wrestling for three straight years. He received the silver football award. He likes to use a camera for a hobby and plans to continue his studies at some university or college.

George P. Queen

October 30, 1919 – October 3, 1993

George Queen, 73, a native of Perry, died at 10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, 1993, at his home at 1010 Jackson street.

Funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic church. Burial will be at the Catholic cemetery under direction of Brown Funeral home. Officiating will be Rev. Kevin Devlin, pastor at St. Rose Catholic church.

He was born Oct. 30, 1919, in Perry to Howard and Mary Queen. He graduated from Perry high school in 1939. Queen was married June 11, 1976, to Ruth Eby.

Queen had taught school at Victoria, Texas; Ketchikan, Alaska; Mounds, Okla.; and had been employed by Charles Machine Works in Perry. Queen had served in the Army during World War II and was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic church. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth, of the home; two sons, Mark Queen, Las Vegas, Nev., and D. C. Eby, Irvin, Calif.; a grandson, Mark Eby; two sisters, Mary Lou Campbell, Tulsa, and Pat Emanuel, Claremore; and two brothers, John Queen, Coleman, Texas, and Jim Queen, Pinehurst, Texas.

He was preceded in death by three brothers.