Services for George K. Thrash were held Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at 11 a.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Stephens officiating.

Burial followed in Ocobla Cemetery in Neshoba County with military honors. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Thrash, 85, of Philadelphia, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at his home.

He was a native and lifelong resident of the Bloomo community in Neshoba County. He was a longtime employee of Wells Lamont in Philadelphia and also farmed all of his life, working with both cattle and poultry. Mr. Thrash was a member of Ocobla Baptist Church and a member of the Cattlemen's Association. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

Survivors include his daughter, Terri Patterson (Sherlon) of Philadelphia; son, Joey Thrash (Patsy) of Philadelphia; grandchildren, Erin Nowell (Barry) of Philadelphia, Lauren Thrash of Philadelphia, Shane Patterson (Dana) of Philadelphia, and Patrick Patterson (Lindsey) of Brandon; great-grandchildren, Addison Nowell, Brendan Nowell, and Oliver Patterson; sister, Ann Ogletree (Sidney) of Carthage and Helen Fulton (Billy Royce) of Philadelphia; brother, Leonard Thrash (Barbara) of Philadelphia; sister-in-law, Shirley Allen of Pearl; and several nieces, nephews, and their families.

Mr. Thrash was preceded in death by his wife, Syble; parents, Jimmy and Mary Thrash; and twin brothers, Arlton and Carlton Thrash.

Pallbearers were Doug Thrash, Brad Ogletree, Randy Thrash, Jimmy Thrash, James Fulton and Kent Warren.

Honorary pallbearers were Jim Horne, Bill Horne, Pete Horne and Greg Jackson.