Originally created 11/17/00

Mr. George Linney Sr.



Mr. George E. Linney Sr., 90, of Evans, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of Augusta with Dr. Timothy Owings officiating.

Mr. Linney, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., was a Navy veteran of World War II and assistant administrator at University Hospital. He was a life member of Kiwanis International and a member of American College of Hospital Administrators, Georgia Hospital Association, where he was former president, and First Baptist Church of Augusta, where he was chairman of Board of Deacons, a deacon and former moderator.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah J. Linney; a son, George E. Linney Jr., Charlotte, N.C.; a daughter, Lloyd Linney, Deland, Fla.; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Augusta, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, Global Missions, 3500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30909.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Poteet Funeral Home, Greene Street, is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Nov. 17, 2000