Genevieve E. Perkins, 84, Wabash, died at 3:50 a.m., Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor East, Wabash. She was born Feb. 16, 1932 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. to Monroe and Cassie (Rudd) Davis.
Genevieve was a 1951 graduate of West Liberty High School, West Liberty, Kentucky. She was married to William Roy Perkins. She worked at Wabash Magnetics and General Tire. Genevieve was a member of the Wabash Free Will Baptist Church for 23 years. She enjoyed cooking, reading and working in her flower garden. Genevieve loved her family, going to church and her church family. She lived in Wabash since 1965.
She is survived by her husband, William Roy Perkins, Wabash; two daughters: Deborah Lynn (Dave) Griggs, Marion, and Cassie (Gerald) Harpel, Cynthiana, Kentucky; seven grandchildren: Robert Carter, Warren, Shane (Amber) Carter, Gas City, Crystal Hoskinsk Cynthiana, Kentucky, Lori (Brad) Hazelwood, Converse, Jody (Pat) Lee,Kokomo, Drew (Shannon) Griggs,Amboy, and Michael (Tinita) Harpel, Austin, Texas; 12 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren; and her brother, Kepler Davis of Louisville, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her parents; step-son: Terry Alan Perkins; brother: James Davis; three sisters: Wilma Jean Muncie, Bernice Byerly, and Betty Carol Crace.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Wabash Free Will Baptist Church, 1056 E. Erie Street, Wabash, with Rev. Hobert Meek, Rev. Kelly Caudill, and Rev. Tod Masters officiating. Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 4p.m. – 8 p.m. Monday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.
Preferred memorial is the American Cancer Society.
Grandstaff-Hentgen is making the arrangements.