George L. Mize, 66 of Gillespie, died at Anderson Hospital, Maryville on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 6:00 a.m. He was born on September 11, 1952, in Alton to Glenn H. Mize and Vethia L.(Lain) Mize. He married Terry (Bierschenk) Mize.
He was a retired steelworker for Laclede Steel. George was a member of the K of C in Gillespie. He was an avid gardener and baker.
He is survived by his spouse, Terry Mize of Gillespie; daughter, Heather (Eric) Ferguson of Litchfield; and siblings, Carl L. Mize of Christchurch, New Zealand, Jeffrey C. (Julie) Mize of Mason City, IL, and Diane C. Mize of Gillespie.
George was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation services will be held on Monday, February 18, 2019, at SS Simon & Jude Church in Gillespie from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. followed by a funeral mass. Memorials are suggested to wishes of the family. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.