George Alexander was the son of George Washington Rentz & Nancy C. Miller Rentz. G.A. RENTZ PASSES sSATURDAY MORNING Concluding a lng and well spent life, Mr. George Alexander Rentz, 82, passed peacefully away at his home in the Camp Ground community, Myrtlewood RFD, at 10:35 o'clock Saturday morning, July 1. He had been confined to bed since the preceding Tuesday. For several years past he had been in falling health and at times had suffered severe attacks of illness, but had been blessed by the ministrations of a devoted wife and children who did everyting possible for his comfort. funeral services were held from the home Sunday afternoon at five o'clock. The services at the home wre conducted by the Rev. R.I. Lawrence, Methodist pastor, assisted by the Rev. A.T. Elsberry. Presbyterian pastor. From the home the body was carried in the Masonic procession to the Camp Ground Church Cemetery where it was interred with the honors of the fraternity by Nanafalia Lodge No. 335 A.F. & A.M., with worshipful Master Luther E. Moore of Thomasville, in charge of the rites. A large throng of friends from far and near joined with the bereaved family and relatives in paying the last tribures of respect to the dead and many beautiful flowers signified the esteem in which he had been held. A son of the late G.W. Rentz ( Uncle Wash ) and Nancy Miller Rentz, G.A. Rentz was born at Sweet Water, March 6, 1862, and spent his childhood and young manhood there. He moved to the Camp Ground community about fifty years ago. On January 21, 1897, he married Miss Fannie V. Rentz of Camden, who survives him. Mr. Rentz in addition to his farming interests was a pecan grower on an extensive scale, and was also interested in the ginning business, having owned and operated gins at Half Acre and Mrytlewood for many years. It is related of him that he started to ginning cotton at the age of four, driving a mule to furnish power. He was also a partner in the Linden Motor Co. He joined the Methodist Church in early childhood and for may years had served as a steward of the Camp Ground Church. He had been a Mason for fifty-five years and was the oldest member of his lodge, which a few years ago had honored him with life membership. Surviving, besides his widow, are a daughter, Mrs. D.E. Barkley of Linden; four sons, W.G. Rentz of Mobile, George G, Echols, and Charles E. Rentz, all of Camp Ground; a sister, Mrs. Annie Nichols of Nicholsville; five grandsons, and other relatives.