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George Dorner

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Funeral services for George Dorner, 71, of Sulphur Bluff will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ed Dodd and the Rev. Debbie Rigsby officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Sulphur Bluff Cemetery with Jimmy Dale Fite, Tony Moore, Danny Ragsdale, Pee Wee Bassham, Fred Fielden, and Robbie Bland serving as pallbearers.  Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Sulphur Bluff Coffee Drinkers, Sulphur Bluff Masonic Lodge #246 & Eastern Star, Sulphur Bluff school kids and Volunteer Fire Departments.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at the funeral home.

George Dorner died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler. 

He was born in Sulphur Bluff on Sept. 29, 1942, the son of Joe Denver and Sybil Hankins Dorner. 

He married Patricia Ann Chester in Sulphur Bluff on May 31, 1963. She survives.  

George was a member of the Sulphur Bluff Methodist Church and past worshipful master of Sulphur Bluff Masonic Lodge # 246, past patron of the Order of the Eastern Star and charter member of the Sulphur Bluff Volunteer Fire Department.

Other survivors include sons, Timmy Dorner and wife, Veronica, of Campbell, and Brian Dorner and wife, Dana, of Dike; daughter  Karen Powers and husband, D.J., of Sulphur Bluff; brothers Billy Joe Dorner of Dike and Bert Dorner of Sulphur Bluff; sister Delores Bassham of Sulphur Bluff; grandchildren Rebecca Bible, Nathan Dorner, Sarah Dorner, Amanda Knowles, Landon Dorner, Tori Dorner, Ann Marie Dorner, Kaci Powers and Hunter Powers; and great grandchildren Payton Knowles and Noah Hall.

   He was preceded in death by a sister, Imogene Arthur.

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