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George “Zeke” Busby, Jonesborough

Published August 29th, 2011 11:39 pm

Mr. George Ellis “Zeke” Busby, age 71, went home to be with Jesus, Monday, August 29, 2011 at his residence, 134 Pond Hill Rd, Jonesborough TN.
Mr. Busby was born in Gulfport, Mississippi and a son of the late Henry & Luella Busby. In addition to his parents, Mr. Busby was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Busby, and four brothers, Gary Busby, Tommy Busby, James Busby and Larry Busby.
He was a member of Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church.
Mr. Busby was also a Veteran having served his country in the United States Army.
Mr. Busby retired from AFG Glass Co. as a Construction Superintendent.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley West Busby, of the home; daughter, Terri Smith; son, Bubba L. Busby, both of Mississippi; step-children, Vernon Bishop, North Carolina, Beth Merkle, Indiana, and Kristina Fontanez, Gray, TN; sister, Sue Westlund; brother, David Busby, both of Mississippi; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be conducted 6:00 pm Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Jody Jenkins and Dr. Gene Lasley officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, PO Box 98 Jonesborough TN 37659.
Anyone wishing to contact the family may do so by calling the home.
Condolences may be sent to the Busby family online at
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 753-3821