George Edward Common, 63, of Anderson, died July 28, 2017, at his residence.
George was born Dec. 7, 1953, in Marks, Mississippi. He was a graduate of Anderson High School and served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed reading, doing research, dancing, playing pool and spending time with family and friends.
George is survived by his brothers, Clondike (Yuuana) Abbott, of Florida, Lonnie Abbott, of Mississippi, Cornelius Common, of Anderson, Gable (Rose) Common, of Anderson and Otha Ranch, of Texas; sisters, Mary (Walter) Abbott, of Wisconsin, Sadie (Robert) Harris, of Chicago, Lillie Lofton, of Muncie, Ethel Common, of Minnesota, Debra Brooks, of Anderson and Emma (Theophilus) Gentle, of Wisconsin; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
George was preceded in death by his mother, Lillie Mae Lewis Abbott Common, and sisters, Mary Abbott and Ethel Common.
Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Marion National Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Glazebrooks Funeral Services.
Published on August 5, 2017