BOAZ — Geneva Bell Ellington, 96, of Boaz, KY., passed away at 9:25 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at Lourdes hospital.
Mrs. Ellington was a member of Symsonia Baptist Church since 2006, was a member of Hardmoney Baptist Church for 66 yrs., a member of the Women’s Missionary Union, she was a housewife and a retired McCracken County School bus driver.
Geneva is survived by a daughter, Brenda Ellington McKnight and husband John of Paducah, KY.; three sons, Joel Ellington and wife Geneva Ann of Paducah, KY., Jimmie Ellington and wife Sharon of Boaz, KY., and Jerald Ellington and wife Mary of Boaz, KY.; eleven grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Joetta McIntosh of Boaz, KY., and Helen Peyton of Symsonia, KY.; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleatus Martin Ellington; one sister, Thelma Keeling; two brothers, W.C. Bell and Bill Bell. Her parents were William Eulis Bell and Emma Yates Bell.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Miller officiating. Entombment will follow in Hardmoney Cemetery. The Ellington family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, October 28, 2013, at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Hardmoney Cemetery Trust Fund, C/O J. Ellington, 201 Sharon Drive, Boaz, KY 42027
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