Mr. George Washington Shoulars, age 89 died at his home in Rich Square on Sunday, November 21, 2010. Mr. Shoulars is a native of Bertie County. He served in the US Army from 1944-1946. He was married to Mary Frances Shackelford in 1951 and they made their home in Northampton County, where they farmed for many years. Mr. Shoulars was deacon and member of the Sandy Run Baptist Church. He was a member of the American Legion Post # 111. In 1991 he was awarded the Northampton County Forestry Award. He served on the Farm Bureau Board of Directors from 1981-2005.
Preceding him in death are his mother and father, Lucy Burkett Shoulars and Charlie Everett Shoulars and his brother Everett Shoulars.
Survivors include his wife Mary Frances Shackelford Shoulars of the home, three sons; Scott Shoulars and his wife Louise of Reidsville, NC, Steven Shoulars and his wife Debbie of Raleigh, NC and Joe Shoulars and his wife Kim of Cary, NC, one sister Kate Barber of Menola, NC. Also surviving are six grandchildren; Meagan, Christopher, Mary, Katie, Kelly and Adam Shoulars.