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G. T. Humphries

Thursday, August 29, 2002

Born 2-25-1919 -- Died 8-23-2002

G. T. (George Thomas) Humphries, 83, of Glencoe, Ark., son of the late Tollie Farra and Etta Elzada (Moore) Humphries was born Feb. 25, 1919 at Day, Ark. He departed this life Aug. 23, 2002, at his home. He was married to Violet Olevia Coggins Sept. 12, 1942 at Salem, Ark., and to this union two sons were born. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, the Fulton County Revenue Collector 12 years, the Fulton County Treasurer for 8 years, and was a cattle farmer on the farm on which he resided for his lifetime. He was on the first planning committee of the Fulton County Hospital where he served as a charter board member for 12 years. He was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church.Survivors are his wife, Violet Humphries of the home in Glencoe; two sons, Max Humphries and his wife, Arlene of Salem, and Larry Humphries and his wife, Barbara of Glencoe; six grandchildren, Heath Humphries and his wife, Kelli of Gainesville, Mo., Lance Humphries and his wife, Mandy of Ash Flat, Link Humphries and his wife, Jennifer of Salem, Tyler Humphries of Glencoe, Jo Kaye Bandy and her husband, Steven of Fayetteville, and Misti Carter and her husband, Ross of Glencoe; four great-grandchildren; special niece, Debbie Coggins, Kehrli; many other nieces, nephews, and relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Truman, Charlie, and William Humphries, and three sisters, Mildred Gleghorn, Emma Cochran and Faye McCandlis.Services were Aug. 26, 2002, at the Salem United Methodist church with Bro. Doug Criss officiating. Burial was in the Humphries Cemetery at Glencoe with arrangements under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark.Pallbearers were Heath Humphries, Lance Humphries, Link Humphries, Tyler Humphries, Steven Bandy, and Ross Carter. Honorary pallbearers were Russell Benton, Hayden Sexton, Roy Lee Barker, James Price, Garl Sutherland, Eldon Coil, Max Sullivan, Jack Cochran, and John Moody, Jr.Memorials preferred are to the Salem Methodist Church or the Humphries Cemetery.