George Friar Dies at Spring Garden
George Friar, highly respected citizen of this community died at 12:30 p.m.
Monday at the home of his son, George Friar, Jr. at Spring Garden. He was
88 years of age.
Mr. Friar for many years operated a blacksmith shop in Spring Garden, followed
farming and for some time operated a sawmill and threshing machine. He was married
to Harriet Ellen Atchison who preceded him in death about nine years ago. He is
survived by three sons and one daughter, Jack Friar and George Friar, Jr. of Spring
Garden, and Harvey Friar of Mt. Vernon; and Mrs. Mary Ellen Kniffen of Mt. Vernon.
Two sons preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Friday at Hams Grove Church.
Date: July 27, 1953
Submitted by: Janet Fryar Rohlfs
Relationship: Great Grandfather