|Geneva Marie Anderson Bentley|
|Written by Noah Lockamy|
|Tuesday, 09 April 2013 16:00|
Geneva Marie Anderson Bentley, 78, of NC Hwy 105 South, Vilas, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013 at home.
Born February 14, 1935 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Bynum and Lucy Hayes Anderson. Mrs. Bentley was a member of Shull’s Mills Baptist Church, where she served as church treasurer for 25 years. Geneva’s love in life was her family, and her enjoyments included gardening, canning and preserving her bounty by the signs, and quilting.
Mrs. Bentley is survived by her husband of 60 years, Robert R. Bentley; daughter, Debra Aldridge and husband, Chip, of the Foscoe community; son, Dexter Bentley and wife, Glenda, of Vilas; sisters, Ella Mae Trivette of Vilas, and Judy Greene and husband, J. B., of Collettsville; brother, J. C. Anderson and wife, Betty, of Abington, Va.; sisters-in-law, Katie Shore and husband, Joe, of Boone, and Brenda Cornett and husband, R. A., of Vilas; brothers-in-law, Sam Bentley and wife, Betty, and Bill Bentley and wife Helen, all of Vilas, and Ned Bentley and wife, Wanda, of Boone. Also surviving are a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, and her church family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Verlee Cole; and brother, Billy Anderson.
Funeral services for Geneva Anderson Bentley will be conducted Wednesday April 10, 2013, at 2 o’clock at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Rev. Tim Coffey, Rev. Burl Greer, and Mr. J. C. Anderson. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12:30 until 2 o'clock, prior to the service, at Austin & Barnes. Burial will follow in the Shull Cemetery.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Medi-Home Hospice, 136 Furman Rd., Suite 2, Boone, NC 28607.
Special thanks to the nursing staff at Glenbridge Health Care, Fresenius Dialysis Center of Boone, Piedmont Dialysis, Medi-Home Hospice and Drs. Qualheim, Benson and Whitlock.
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