George Brister Jr.

Published 5:00 am Monday, April 11, 2005

Services for George Brister Jr., of Detroit, Mich., are noon,Monday, April 11, at Willie Mae Tyler Memorial Chapel with burialin Bogue Chitto Cemetery.

Mr. Brister, 72, died April 5, 2005, in Detroit. He was born inCanton on Nov. 27, 1933, to George Brister Sr. and Della Mae ButlerLadalias of Bassfield.

He was a retired cement mason at Local 514 in Detroit. He was aveteran of the Army.

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Preceding him in death was his father.

Survivors are his mother; his wife, Ethel Walker Brister, ofDetroit; his son, Joseph Henderson of Ponchatoula, La.; and hisdaughters, Tracy D. Evans, of West Point, and Carletta BristerWilliams, of Bassfield.