George & Margie's Story

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George Wallace Grounds, Jr and Margie Marie Grounds passed unexpectedly on January 18th in Elkhart, TX, both at the age of 58.
George was born on June 6th, 1958 in Tyler, TX to George and Faye Grounds, who preceded him in death. He attended both Elkhart and Westwood High Schools and served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his brother, Tom Oliver, sisters, Pat Womack and Teena Self, and their families.
Margie was born on June 25th, 1958 in Pauls Valley, OK to Granville and Yvonne Laird, who preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Palestine High School in 1976 and completed her Associates Degree at Trinity Valley Community College. She is survived by her sisters Karen Cole, Jana Donald, Lydia Barron and Brother, Jeff Laird and their families.
George and Margie married on May 25, 1978. They are both survived by three children; Crystal Faye Wells, George Wallace Grounds III, and Cooper Jefferson Grounds. They had 3 grandchildren; Trey Wells, Elijah and Naomi Grounds.
A memorial service is scheduled for 2:00pm on Saturday January 28th, 2017 at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home: 207 South Magnolia St. Palestine, Texas 75801 with Rev. Jason Chapman officiating. All are welcome to attend and celebrate George and Margie's lives.
To view online leave condolences or sign the guest book go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com
Published on January 25, 2017
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