RALPH GEORGE

Funeral services for Ralph A. George were held at Highland Baptist Church on Friday afternoon, Feb. 23, 2018. Burial service took place immediately following at Resthaven Cemetery. Ralph died Feb, 17, 2018 in Lubbock at age 83. He was born in Littlefield to Roy Robert George and Ovie Lee Bates George. Ralph graduated from Bula High School and earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Texas Tech. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the 1950s. He was a teacher and counselor for many years. He taught one year at Bula High School. The rest of his career was in L.I.S.D. He then became a high school counselor and served at Estacado High School until his retirement in 1996. Ralph was a member of Highland Baptist Church. He was proceeded in death by both parents and a sister, Anita Hall. Survivors include his wife, Donivee George; daughters: Christi Turner and husband, Dr. Matthew Turner of Dalhart; daughter, Landa Dixon and her husband, Keith Dixon of Lubbock; eight grandchildren: Scotty Turner (and wife Sarah), Michael Turner, Nicholas Turner (and wife Michelle), Elissa Turner, Benjamin Turner, Elliot Dixon, Asher Dixon, and Hayes Dixon; brother, Robert George of Slaton (wife Brenda); and sister LaVerne Gresham of Springfield, OR.

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