Jan. 22, 2009 at 11:04 a.m.
Updated Jan. 21, 2009 at 7:22 p.m.
George Fountain, Jr., 81, of Bay City passed away. George was born in Molten, Texas on December 3, 1927 to George Fountain, Sr. and Nellie Ghyllis. After the death of his Father he went to live with his grandmother and step grandfather in Good Hope, Texas. George joined the United States Army at 17 and upon his discharge moved to Angleton, Texas where he met and married Thelma Fletcher. After marriage George and Thelma moved to Bay City and joined Mother Zion Missionary Baptist Church where he remained until his death. His wife Thelma, his sisters Marguerite Green and Peggy Stafford, two brothers, Gene Green and Melvin Green (LaPearl) survive him. George is preceded in death by his son Howard, his mother Nellie Green and his father George Fountain, Sr. His sister Barbara Ray and his brothers Eddie and Richard Green also precede him in death. Services will be held at Mother Zion Baptist Church on Saturday, January 24, 2009 at 1:00 p.m.