George R. Robertson

George R. Robertson Rites Tuesday

George R. Robertson, 76 year old resident of Vernonia for the past twenty years, passed away Monday morning, March 7, 1966 at the Physicians & Surgeons hospital in Portland following an extended illness. In recent months he had been making his home with his daughter, Virgie Pugh at Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Funeral services were conducted at the Fuiten - Friesen Mortuary, Vernonia Tuesday, March 8, 1966 at 2:00 p.m.

The Rev. William Armstrong, pastor of the Vernonia Assembly of God church officiated at the services with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Franks singing as a duet and Mrs. Lloyd Thomas, organist. Honorary casket bearers were four of his grandsons, Charles, Donald, Gary and Delmar Robertson. Concluding services and burial will be at the family plot at the Memorial Park cemetery at Louisville, Mississippi Friday, March 11, 1966 at 2:00 p.m.

Born March 13, 1890 at Louisville, Mississippi, he was the son of Thomas M. and Georgia Robertson. He had lived 'his entire lifetime within ten miles of his birthplace until coming to Vernonia in 1946. He was united in marriage to Virena Miles at Louisville on November 23, 1911 and they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary here in 1961. Mrs. Robertson preceded him in death here in August 1964.

Surviving are nine children; Albert Cleveland and Raymond Glenn Robertson, both of Vernonia; James Paul Robertson of Castle Rock, Washington and Shirley 0neal Robertson of Medford; Mrs. W. T. (Virgie) Pugh, Lake Grove; Mrs. Charles (Esther) Ruth, Longview; Washington; Mrs. George (Tharis) King, Corvallis; Mrs. Don (Mary) 0'Connor, Lake Oswego; Mrs. Larry (Virginia) McMahon, Longview; Washington and 16 grandchildren. Another son, Elliot Vernon (Lige) Robertson preceded him in death here on January 16, 1966.

Also, surviving are three sisters, Mrs. J. D. (Sue) Miles; Mrs. Minnie Reed and Mrs. Bertha Wright and one brother, R. C. Robertson, all of Louisville, Mississippi.


Thanks to Chas Robertson for providing this obituary.





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