George McCain (6-12-17)

George O’Neal “High Pockets” McCain, of Counce, departed this life on Monday, June 12, at the age of 77 years, 6 months, and 21 days. 
He was born in Mississippi on Nov. 22, 1939, the son of the late Lennie Jorslin and George Wright McCain.  On August 11, 1990, he was united in marriage to Barbara Ann Marlar, who survives.
George had worked offshore and at the Tom Bigbee Waterway. He then went to work in construction as a heavy equipment operator until he retired. He loved to deer hunt when he was younger, gardening and helping people.  He was a member of Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Ann Lambert McCain of Michie; son, Daniel McCain of Shiloh; stepson, Brandon Scott Lambert of Burnsville, Mississippi; grandson, Nathan McCain; sister, Shelby Ann Cotner of Counce; and a nephew, Ricky Cotner.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Minnie Ray Adams and Lellar May “Nitti” Dixon.
No services.

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