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Janice (Dreyer) George

July 27, 1930 ~ February 19, 2019 (age 88)


Mrs. C. Janice George, 88, of New Knoxville, Ohio, fell asleep  Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community, and is now awaiting the return of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

She was born on July 27, 1930, in Ashtabula, County, Ohio, the daughter of Bernard and Eliza (Grimm) Dreyer.

She married Reverend Malvin George on March 24, 1951, in New Lyme, Ohio.  He fell asleep in the Lord on March 2, 2019.

Mrs. George is survived by their children: Susan (Wayne) Leeds of Bowling Green, Ohio; Reverend Mark (Joanne) George of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania; Paul (Wendy) George of Mendon, Ohio; Timothy (Gillian) Elliott-George of Delta, Ohio; David (Karen) George of New Knoxville; Janet (Mitch) Thompson of New Knoxville; Melissa George of New Knoxville.

She is survived by their 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and by her brothers, Arthur Dreyer and Kenneth Dreyer.

Jan was a graduate of New Lyme High School. She earned her BS from Ohio Northern University and her MS from Bowling Green State University. She retired from New Knoxville School, where she taught first grade, junior high language arts, and elementary physical education for 29 years. She was a  member of The Way Corps and served as volunteer staff at The Way International for 20 years, having served as Way Family Camp Directors with her husband, Mal. Jan loved serving at The Way, teaching children, playing the piano, spending time with her family, and cooking.

Joint Memorial Services for Reverend Mal and Mrs. George will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 23, 2019, in the gymnasium of New Knoxville School, Reverend Vern Edwards, officiant. Private family burial rites will be held.

The family would prefer donations may be made to either The Way International, PO Box 328, New Knoxville, Ohio, 45871, for the outreach of God’s Word, or to the Mr. and Mrs. George Scholarship Fund of New Knoxville School, 345 South Main Street, New Knoxville.

Funeral arrangements for Reverend and Mrs. George are under the care of Miller Funeral Home, Saint Marys.

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