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“Joanne, I am saddened to learn about your passing just a few days ago.. I could've embraced you one more time.. You are a blessing, a good friend.. I...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Carrie - Boiling Springs, SC

“To Joanne's family and friends: It was so sad to learn about her passing. We hope that God sends you all comfort and peace to help you in this...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Chuck Graham - Boiling Springs, SC

“Joanne I havent known you long but it has been a great blessing to ment you. I will miss your smile, cheer and great conversation. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Christine Hudson - inmam, SC

“Joann you are one of the best friends and neighbors i have had. I will truly miss you. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Sarah Surratt - boiling springs, SC

“Uncle Joannie you will be missed. I will always remember the Christmas visits when my sister and I would walk to the front door acting like we had...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jason Boutselis - FL

“Please don't use the hair brush on me. I will behave. Love you bunches ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: cookie - Harrisville,, RI

“Who loves you the most, Auntie! ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Heidi Gabrielson - West Boylston, MA


Joanne Cynthia Westlund George, 81, of Boiling Springs, SC, died Monday, January 19, 2015, at her home. Born April 9, 1933, in Worchester, MA, she was the daughter of the late Austin Valdemir Westlund and Doris Ida MacNiven Westlund. She was the widow of William George.

Mrs. George retired from Converse College as the personal assistant to the Dean of Women after many years of service. She was an avid golfer, a member of the LPGA and Three Pines Country Club. Joanne was a golfer and bowler who loved her family, her special friends and neighbors, and most of all her two grandsons.

Survivors include her children, Doris G. Rennert (Richard) of Arlington, VA, Chris G. Walters (J. R.) of Columbia, SC, and Billy George of Covington, GA; grandsons, John and William Walters of Columbia, SC; sister, Charlotte Lynn Gabrielson of Harrisville, RI; and brother, Bruce Morgan Westlund of Hubbardston, MA. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a brother, John Austin Westlund.

Visitation will be 2:45-3:45 PM Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 E. Main St., Spartanburg, SC. A celebration of her life will follow at 4:00 PM, at the Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Jeannie Saylor and Mr. John "Boots" Boutselis.

No flowers please, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Tee of Spartanburg, 640 Keltner Avenue, Spartanburg, SC 29302; or a charity of one's choice.

Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel

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