Troop 5 Honors Eagle Scout At Funeral In Hamburg

By Staff, 10/1/20 7:36 PM
Troop 5 Scouts gathered from around the state to honor their Eagle Scout
George Norrell at his funeral Saturday, September 26th.  George was 21 years
old and died as a passenger in an automobile accident between Crossett and
Hamburg where he lived and worked.
He was an exceptional Scout and young man.  Troop 5 served as honorary
pallbearers for the graveside service. His father Jimmy Don Norrell wrote a
message that was read for family, friends and Scouts about his dedication to
Troop 5 and Scouting. Troop 5 gave their brother George a formal group
His mother Christy drove George on the 6 hour round trip from Hamburg to
Hope numerous times to attend the weekly meetings, campouts, work on service
projects and construction of the Harlan Scout Center.
10 Troop 5 Eagle Scouts came to pay their respects plus another 19 Scouts
and Troop guests made the trip.
Attending were: Picture L to R (Front Row): Scott McCorkle, Ed Flagg, Nathan
Phillips, Sydney Smith, Karen Smith, Hunter Mathis, Andrew Blaylock, Drake
Hargis, Heather Smith.
(Second Row) Les Patterson, Sandra Patterson, Tina Kisselburg, Matthew
Methvin, Bobby Johnson, Jordan Laughard, Darin Laughard, Luke Methvin, David
Beck, Jonathan Smith.
(Third Row) Jay Johnson, Elizabeth Bunker, Tristan Bunker, Gillian Waters,
Sam Waters, Bonita Laughard, Clarence Mayberry.
Not pictured: Andrew Withers, Jim Bob Withers, Dr. Lester Sitzes
Troop 5 is sponsored by the Century Bible Class of Hope’s First United
Methodist Church.