Obituary: Shirley R. George

May 15, 1937 – October 16, 2020

Shirley R. George, 83, of Bedford, passed away at 8:52 am on Friday, October 16, 2020 at her residence.

Born May 15, 1937, in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of William and Hazel (Martin) Cummings.

She married Murl D. Flinn in 1958 and he preceded her in death on January 28, 1985.

She later married Chester E. George on February 9, 1989, and he preceded her in death on October 23, 2004.

Survivors include three daughters, Eldena Mae Wilson, of Clarksville, Rita Carol Roberts and husband, Richard, of Shoals, and Frieda Kay Flinn of Bedford; a son, Kevin D. Flinn of Heltonville; a step-daughter, Beverly Morrison, and husband, Larry, of Norman; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four sisters, Cathrine Ramsey, Thelma Stevens, Essie Blackwell, and Ruth Cummings; four brothers, Carl, Joseph, Harold, and Leon Cummings.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 20 th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Joe McAdams officiating.

Burial will follow in the Pinhook Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Monday, October 19th at the Day & Carter Mortuary, and from 9:00 am until the hour of service on Tuesday. Family and friends may express condolences at