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George Raymond Harkey
Sep 27, 1912 - Jan 15, 2000
Posted by Martha Reddout

Marietta Monitor
21 Jan 2000,  Page 4

Services for George R. Harkey of Marietta were Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in the First Christian Church with Rev. Ben Scott and Rev. Jim Enabnit officiating.

Mr. Harkey was born September 27, 1912, at Caddo and died January 15, 2000, at the Ardmore Veterans Center at the age of 87.  He was the son of George N. and Ollie Teeter Harkey. A resident of Marietta since 1958, he married Louise Neal on September 15, 1958, in Marietta.  Mr. Harkey retired as a supervisor for the Farmers Home Administration.  A veteran of World War II, Mr. Harkey served in the U.S. Navy where he received three battle stars and campaign ribbons from Asia, Europe and the Philippines along with a purple heart.  A graduate of Southeastern State College, he was a member of the Mahota Memorial Presbyterian Church, Marietta Lions Club and past post commander of American Legion Post #136 of Marietta.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Harkey of the home; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Harkey was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.  Services were directed by Kennedy Funeral Home with interment in Lakeview Cemetery. 

Serving as pallbearers were Dick Michael, James Howard, Jerry Cochran, Jack Drennan, Jr., Sam Knight and Curtis Cochran.  Honorary pallbearer was Eldridge Colston .

The family has requested that donations be made to the charity of one's choice.


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