Mr. George Theller Nye died Sunday, August 27, in a Compton hospital after a long illness. He was born November 27, 1880 in Mill Creek, California, and was the first child to be born in Mill Creek. Before entering the hospital, Mr. Nye had resided in Taft 24 years. He retired from real estate business in 1930. He was a member of the Taft Elks Lodge since 1926. Survivors include two daughters, Georgia I. Rotchford of Manhattan Beach, California, and Mrs. Leonard Walker of Altadena, California; two grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted at West Side District Cemetery Tuesday, August 29, at 2:00 p.m. The Taft Elks Lodge will be in charge. Friends may pay their respects at the Erickson and Brown Chapel from Monday evening until 1:00 p.m. Tuesday. Contributions may be made to the Elks Charity Fund in lieu of flowers.