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In Memory of

G. Geneva Axsom

November 9, 1929 - March 26, 2015

Obituary


Geneva Axsom, age 85, of Bloomington, passed away Thursday afternoon at Bell Trace Health and Living Center following a lengthy illness. Geneva was born November 9, 1929 in the Chapel Hill area of Monroe County, the daughter of Earl and Avis Geneva (Blackwell) Prince. She worked 40 years at R.C.A., retiring in 1987, and was a devoted member of the Smithville Christian Church. Family and friends loved Geneva for her kindness, quick wit, strength and determination. She loved to care for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, to crochet and to raise a garden. She will be...

Geneva Axsom, age 85, of Bloomington, passed away Thursday afternoon at Bell Trace Health and Living Center following a lengthy illness. Geneva was born November 9, 1929 in the Chapel Hill area of Monroe County, the daughter of Earl and Avis Geneva (Blackwell) Prince. She worked 40 years at R.C.A., retiring in 1987, and was a devoted member of the Smithville Christian Church. Family and friends loved Geneva for her kindness, quick wit, strength and determination. She loved to care for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, to crochet and to raise a garden. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
It is time to go home to Jesus and rest now, dear sister.
She is survived by her loving family; son, Gregory L. Axsom, of Bloomington; two granddaughters, Michelle Axsom and Kristi Axsom, both of Bloomington; one grandson, Jeremy Combs; and three great-grandchildren, Tesla, Abbey and Jimmy Farmer, all of Bloomington.
She is also survived by her twin sister, Fanny Juanita Farmer and by sisters, Ida Pauline Axsom and Betty Jean Fox, all of Bloomington and two brothers, Cloyd Prince, of Bedford and Carl Raymond Prince, both of Bedford.
Geneva was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Nolin Axsom, in 1998, one son, Tony Edward, one sister, Lida Ruth Axsom; six brothers, Leroy Prince, Jerry Prince, Floyd Prince, Earl Prince, Jr., Russell Prince and Vacel Prince and four brothers-in-law, James Axsom, Parvin Axsom, Clovis Tate and Noel Fox.
The funeral service will be on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Smithville Christian Church with Rev. Kyle Crafton officiating. Burial will follow in the Smithville Cemetery. A meal will be at the church following the service. Friends may visit the family on Monday, March 30 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Day & Deremiah-Frye Funeral Home; 4150 E. Third St. and on Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the church.