George Wilbur McCormack

Published 2:25 pm Friday, September 3, 2010

ATMORE – Our family is saddened to announce the passing of our loved one, George Wilbur McCormack, 100, on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010.

He was born on Nov. 24, 1909 in Kirkland to the late John Sherman and Mary Adeline Myrick McCormack. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s at camps in Molton, Hartselle, Huntsville and Wilson Dam. He was a civil service employee for many years at Brookley Air force Base in Mobile and Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Ga.

A daughter, Mildred McCormack; three brothers, Webster, Travis and Edward McCormack and three sisters, Hazel Smith, Louise Dozier and Adelle Shaad, preceded him in death.

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Survivors include his wife of 71 years and eight months, Lucille McCormack; two daughters, Shelby Jean Allen (Jerry) and Evelyn Poole (Chuck); two grandsons, Mark A. Allen (Stephanie) and John M. Allen (Angela); two step-grandsons, Robert Poole and Andrew Poole and several cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010 from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry D. Allen and the Rev. Don Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Mark A. Allen, John M. Allen, Chuck Poole, Howard Smith, Charles Peavy and Webb Nall.

Family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until service time on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of all arrangements.