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George Truett Flynt Sr.


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George Truett Flynt Sr. Obituary
George Truett Flynt, Sr.

Madison

Mr. George Truett Flynt, Sr., age 88, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016 surrounded by his sons at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS. Visitation will be held at 9:00 AM Monday, July 25, 2016 at Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Madison with a memorial service to follow at 10:00 AM.

Mr. Flynt was born in Mount Olive, MS to Delia Harrington and Eldry Thomas Flynt on August 7, 1927. George grew up in Mount Olive, where he attended Mount Olive High School, playing football and graduating in 1948. After serving in the Army, he went to Spartan School of Aeronautics in Miami, OK where he received all his pilot training and ratings. George initially owned and operated a crop dusting business before joining Delta Airlines in 1952. He retired as a Captain from Delta in 1987 after 34 years of service.

He is survived by his sons, George Richard (Stephanie Paige), Scott Roper Flynt, George Truett, Jr. and Wesley Wade Flynt (Christy); brother, John A. Flynt (Janice); three grandsons, one great grandson and one great granddaughter.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Donna Flynt, in which they were married for 57 years.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be sent to the Baptist Children's Village in Ridgeland, MS.
Published in Clarion Ledger on July 24, 2016
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