Geneva D. Atwell, 80, Monrovia, entered into the loving arms of her Savior on September 2, 2021. Geneva was born February 9, 1941, in Indianapolis, to the late Walter and Betty (White) Gregory. She married the late Ralph C. Atwell, Sr. on April 8, 1972, and he passed on April 12, 2020.
Geneva attended Wood High School and worked various part time jobs through the years. The consummate mom and grandma, Geneva was happiest when caring for family. She and Ralph were longtime members of Eternal Life Baptist Church, and after moving to Freetown in 2007, became affiliated with Freetown Baptist Church. She also attended Gasburg Baptist Church. Simply put – Geneva’s faith was her foundation. She was a strong, resilient, and kind lady who will be fondly remembered by her loving family and friends.
In addition to her parents and Ralph, Geneva was preceded in death by a daughter, Terri Atwell; grandson, Eric Raikes; sister, Alma Howard.
Survivors include sons, Joe (Susan) of Avon, Larry (Susan) of Las Vegas, Nevada, Carl (Tina) of Mooresville, Jon (Kathy) of Martinsville, Ralph Jr. (Cyndi) of Wilkinson, Allen (Dana) of Monrovia; daughters, Cynthia Atwell Elston of Bloomington, Robin (Norvel) Moore of Forrest Hill, Maryland, Devin (Elliott) Adams of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; siblings, Shirley (Don) Westrick, Sandy Skillern, Betty (Bob) Wendell, and Jim (Laura) Gregory; 27 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren.
Geneva’s Life Celebration® Visitation and Funeral Service will be held at Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. Visitation will be Thursday, September 9, 2021, 4 to 8 p.m., with services beginning at 10 a.m., Friday, September 10, 2021. Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Hall. Visit www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery