Geneva Nolene Rooks, 88, of Edinburgh, In., passed from this life at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at her home.
Mrs. Rooks was born March 27, 1930, in Adair County, the loving daughter of Pete and Ethel Bryant. Geneva married Elmer Rooks; he preceded her in death December 25, 2009.
Mrs. Rooks worked many years in the manufacturing industry.
She cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren, and she was a wonderful cook.
Mrs. Rooks is survived by her grandsons, Kevin (Anita) Rooks and Troy Rooks both of Edinburgh, Ind.; great-grandchildren, Genessa Rooks of Shelbyville, Ind., Tabitha Stewart of Caneyville, Logan Rooks, Lilly Rooks, Sophia Rooks, Ariel Rooks, and Cali Rooks all of Edinburgh, Ind.; great-great grandchildren, Aeris and Sagan Louden of Caneyville and Camden Craig of Edinburgh, Ind.; and one sister, Evelyn Burton of Taylorsville, Ind.
Mrs. Rooks was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her daughter, Charlotte Gabbard.
Family and friends gathered for visitation from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. (EST) on Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home, 1029 Washington Street, Columbus, Indiana 47201.
A graveside service was held at 3 p.m. (EST) Monday in Section, Mooney G, at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh, Ind.; Virgil Clotfelter will officiate. Mrs. Rooks will be laid to rest next to her husband following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bartholomew County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1088, Columbus, Indiana 47202.
This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.