George E. Linton

Published 5:00 am Monday, October 23, 2006

Services for George E. Linton, of Brookhaven, were 2 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 22, at Pearlhaven Baptist Church in Brookhaven withburial in Ramah Baptist Church Cemetery in Franklin County.Brookhaven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Linton, 58, died Oct. 20, 2006, at Gilmore Memorial Hospitalin Amory. He was born in Lincoln County on March 2, 1948, toClifton Linton and Ruth Leggett Linton Myers.

He attended Copiah-Lincoln Junior College and Whitworth College.He was the retired owner of George’s Auto Parts. He was a member ofPearlhaven Baptist Church. He was a member of the National Guard.He was a man who loved his family and his church.

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Preceding him in death were his father and his stepfather,Marvin Smith.

Survivors are his wife, Ethelene Linton, of Brookhaven; hismother, Ruth L. Myers, of Brookhaven; his sons, George Linton Jr.and wife Robyn, of Brookhaven, and Frank Linton and wife Paula, ofSmithdale; his daughter, Kim Linton Sipes and husband Chad, ofAmory; his brother, Howard Linton, of Brookhaven; and hisgrandchildren, Selena Linton, Hana Linton, Jacobe Sipes and LoganSipes.