George William McDaniel

George William McDaniel, 87, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Mountain Home, Ark., and Clarksdale, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019, in West Plains.

He was born Sept. 18, 1931, to the late George Homer and Lona Vice McDaniel in Barton, Ark.

George was a member of the Bridge Missionary Baptist Church in Mountain Home. He loved his friends and church family and mowing the yard at the church. George loved to tinker with everything, especially his John Deere tractor.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two infant sons, three sisters and a brother.

George is survived by his wife, Bernice McDaniel of the home; two daughters and a son-in-law, Jan (Ruddie)Stratton of West Plains, and Cyndi Pugh of Hernando; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Robert McDaniel of Pine Bluff, Ark., and Clyde (Lil) McDaniel of Rena Lara; five grandchildren, Ariel (Gabe) Dickson, and Taylor, Austin, Kyle and John Christian Pugh; and many more nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A visitation and funeral was held Friday, April 12, 2019, at the Bridge Missionary Baptist Church with pastor Hershel Conley officiating. Burial was Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Clarksdale under the direction of Conner Family Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Memorials may be made to the Bridge Missionary Baptist Church, 3368 Hwy 62-412, Mountain Home, AR 72653.

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