George Merriweather (1938 - 2017)

  • "I am so sorry to hear of your loss. George will certainly..."
    - Thomas Donahue

Mr. George Washington Merriweather entered into rest on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Windermere Health Center. He was born May 30, 1938 in Edgefield, South Carolina to the late Alex and Willie Mae Merriweather. George, the youngest of 6 children, was preceded in death by his siblings Lillie (Randy) Wade, Alex Merriweather Jr, Henry Merriweather, Johnny Merriweather and Annie (Ruben) Broadwater. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and uncle whom we loved and cherished. He leaves to cherish his memories: loving wife Alexzine Freeman Merriweather, sons Levert Freeman, George Luke, Carl (Barbara) Luke, Gerald (Bonnie) Meriweather, daughters Alicia Luke and Cynthia (Rufus) Hightower, 17 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held on Saturday August 26, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Charlie Reid's Memorial Funeral Home, 314 Laney Walker Boulevard, with Reverend Cecelia Thompkins officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-7 p.m. today.
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 25, 2017