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Beatrice E. George

August 6, 1922 - February 25, 2018

Beatrice E. George, age 95, of Leesburg, FL, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Evergreen, AL on August 6, 1922, she was the daughter of the late John and Annie (Salters) Zellers.  Beatrice retired after many years as a housekeeper at the Riverside Hospital in Wilmington.

Always active, Beatrice enjoyed trips with the Rose Hill Senior Center.  She also loved to play bingo.  She cherished the time spent with her family and friends and will be remembered as beloved mother, grandmother and friend.

In addition to her parents, Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband Andrew C. George, son Horace Zellers; and daughter, Loretta Favre.  She is survived by her son Christy George (Shirley) of Leesburg, FL; 7 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and 20 great great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 10 am on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, followed by a funeral service at 10 am. Interment will be held in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Beatrice’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, 2306 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE, 19805.

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  • My great grandmother (Nanny).
    I miss you. I know you are with dad, mom mom, uncle Horace and uncle Michael spreading love down on us till we see you all again.
    I love you.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with our family during our time of loss.

    Love and miss you, Grandma. Fly high with the Angels! R. I. Paradise. Until we meet again.

    Your granddaughter,
    Rebecca

    “Like the soft petals of a rose, I can still feel the softness of your cheek…the smell of your sweet perfume. The memories of you will continue to blossom in my heart, until we meet again.”
    By: Rebecca Favre’ 2/28/18

  • Bea was a special lady. We really enjoyed having her at Rose Hill. Our sympathy is with you. Janice Schilling, Director at DeLaWarr Senior Center

  • What a special lady she was strong yet gentle and loving. She raised two wonderful sons and a daughter that embodied the goodness she modeled for them. She will be sorely missed.

  • Bea lived next door to us in New Castle, DE. She was always kind, loving, and always wore a smile. A wonderful neighbor. We’ll miss you, Bea. Condolences to the family.

  • To a wonderful and special woman who will be greatly missed .

    Love
    Noreen,Nancy and
    Willow