WEAVERVILLE – Geneva Sumner, age 93, of Weaverville died January 5, 2017.
Mrs. Sumner was born February 16, 1923 in Aroostook County, Maine and was a resident of Buncombe County for most of her life. Geneva was a homemaker and military wife of the late Edwin James Sumner who died in 1994. She was the daughter of George and Gertrude Morin Roy. Mrs. Sumner was a member of Red Oak Church of Christ.
Surviving are her daughter, Carolyn Sumner Benfield; grandchildren, Jonathan Mark Benfield, Matthew David Benfield, Charles Timothy Benfield, Tammy Reynolds.
Her funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 8, 2017, in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville, with Reverend Wayne Cole officiating. Burial will be in Red Oak Church of Christ Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Sumner’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.
Red Oak Church of Christ Cemetery
Sunday January 8th, 2017
Weaverville, NC 28787
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My heartfelt sympathy to the family. Certainly loosing a loved one is one of the hardest things we have to bear. A scripture that has helped ime cope with loss is John 5:28,29. Here Jesus says "the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". Reassuring us that he wants to reunite us with our loved ones again. I hope this brings your family some comfort during this difficult time.
Submitted by Lori on Jan 13 2017 08:11:52 AM
I love and miss you Granny more then i would have ever thought!
Submitted by Tammy reynolds on Jan 12 2017 12:14:47 PM
Dear Carolyn, Matthew, Mark and Tim, we love you and hold you in our hearts as you go through the loss of your mother and grandmother. We cherish the days we had with you. Jane, Benny, Chris and Casey
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