George Allen FlyJanuary 22, 1956 ~ January 5, 2018 (age 61)
George Allen Fly, 61, made his eternal transition on January 5, 2018 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born January 22, 1956 in Humboldt, Tennessee to the union of the late James Allen Fly and Mattie Lee Fly-Jones. George relocated with his family to Mount Vernon in 1968.
George is survived by four siblings, Mattie Fly of Memphis, Tennessee, Ruby Freeman of Saint Louis, Missouri, Annie Donald of Humboldt, Tennessee, and James (Sherry) Haynes of Columbus, Georgia. George was the father of five boys and three girls, Catrica Jackson, Cashalla Davis, Cortez Davis, Catrina Davis, Cornell Davis, Damion Knowles, Eric Barnett, and Lionel Jones. He was blessed with a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings, Betty Dance, Robert “Roy” Haynes, and Ella Duncan.
Visitation: 9:00 A.M until 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Corinthian Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois located at 1024 Newby Avenue.
Funeral: 11:00 A.M. January 13th at Corinthian Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Ronald Lash officiating and eulogy administered by Elder Eric Tyrone Dance.
Interment: Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois. Members of the Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141 will conduct Full Military Honors at the cemetery.