September 22, 1924 ~ August 29, 2021

Born in: Wadley, GA
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

Mickey Bedingfield George, 96, of Fletcher, passed away August 29, 2021.

A native of Wadley, GA, she was the daughter of the late Reuben Matthew and Jennie Bell Smith Bedingfield. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, John D. George and one brother, Lloyd Ethridge Bedingfield and two nephews, Rick Griner and James Faircloth.

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Pam Fox (Jerry) and Debbie Gale (Phil); three nieces whom she loved as daughters, Jennie Griner, Kay Faircloth and the late Diane Faircloth; grandchildren, Jeff Fox, Laura Cline (Jack), Sarah Koudelka (Kevin) and Danny Gale and great-grandchildren, Michael Fox, Tyler Crain, Brielle Gale, Taylor May Koudelka and Jackson Koudelka.

Mickey met her love, a Navy man at a USO dance, and they were blessed to continue their dance for 52 years. Her infectious laugh was one that brought joy to your soul. She loved going to church, animals, growing beautiful flowers in her garden, her friends and cherished her family.

Due to COVID, a private Memorial Service will be held for the family.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation, supporting America’s veterans (www.garysinisefoundation.org)

Groce Funeral Home’s Lake Julian team is assisting the family.

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Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

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  1. Dear family,
    I just read about Mickey’s passing. I was one of Jennie’s medicine nurses at Aston Park HCC many years ago & that is how I knew Mickey. You have my condolences as It is always hard to give up a parent. I lost my mother 6 years ago & it seems like it was just yesterday. Cherish your memories. Againmy deepest sympathy.

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  2. A beautiful lady. A beautiful life. Mickey was loved by all who knew her. Sending the family my sympathy and my love.

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  3. Debbie, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Please know I am here to listen, comfort and lean on during this difficult time. Wishing you Peace. Love Susan

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  4. To the family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. Such a sweet lady whom I’ve only known for a short while when she would come into the podiatry office. Please accept my sincerest condolences. Praying for the family at this time.

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  5. God has her but I have her heart! Dearly loved and greatly missed! Go rest high on the mountain Aunt Mickey. Say hello to all our beloved family and friends. Prayers and love for Debbie and Pam and their families.

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  6. Dear Jennie,
    So sorry I know Mickey was a second mom to you all. My deepest prayers and condolences go out to your family.
    Love and Prayers always,
    Jean

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