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George William Fitt

Services for George William Fitt, of Ferriday, La., are 1 p.m.Thursday, July 17, at Marshall Funeral Home Chapel in Bude withburial in Natchez City Cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Fitt, 81, died July 12, 2008, at Riverland Medical Center inFerriday. He was born in Mississippi on April 7, 1927, to WilliamJ. Fitt and Gertrude D. Smith Fitt.

He was a retired oil field worker and a commercialfisherman.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Ruth Fitt;and three brothers.

Survivors are a stepdaughter, Shirley Sandy; his threegrandchildren, Crystal Dossett, Michael Dossett and Jeremiah Sandy;his two great-grandchildren, Conner Sandy and Nathan Sandy; a nieceand nephew; his special friend, Natasha Grantham; and a host ofother relatives and friends.