Mrs. Geneva Henson Hyatt, age 89, of Mineral Bluff, GA died April 4th at Pruitt Healthcare in Blue Ridge, GA. She was born in Mineral Bluff, GA to the late Samuel Leonard and Icie Davis Henson. Her two brothers Hoover and Joe preceded her in death. Geneva was married to the late Reverend Allie Hyatt for 59 years. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother. Geneva worked in the home and raised five daughters. In 1978, she began working at Fannin County Nursing Home. She worked 27 years there in the housekeeping department. Geneva loved reading, shopping, working in her yard and watching westerns. She was a wonderful mother and one who could always be counted on to step in and help out in any situation.
Survivors include four daughters: Glenda Keith (Wayne) of McDonough, GA; Debbie Nelson (Jim) of White, GA; Phyllis Ross (Roger) of Mineral Bluff, Ga; Donna Hanna of Blue Ridge, GA; and Sherry Walker of Blue Ridge, GA. Grandchildren include: David Keith, Brian Keith, Dwayne Milsaps, Amber Keith Vickers, Tiffany Ross Brown, Nathan Milsaps, Allyson Ross Tuck, Steven Nelson, Kimberly Ross, Megan Walker, Matthew Hanna, and Madeline Walker. Great grandchildren include: Parker Brown, Harrison Brown, Gavin Tuck, Caileigh Tuck, Emma Tidwell, Logan Vickers, Laney Vickers, Dakota Millsaps, Brittany Millsaps, and Jaxton Hanna. Geneva had one great great grandchild Elliana Brown. Her sister-in-law Jeanette McDaris (Jimmy).
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 7th at 11 o’clock at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home chapel. Internment will follow at Salem #2 Baptist Church. Reverend John Newton will officiate.
Pallbearers, Michell Brown, Dwayne Milsaps, Nathan Milsaps, Steven Nelson, Matthew Hanna, Parker Brown and Michael Vickers.
The family will receive friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home at Blue Ridge, GA on Tuesday, April 6th from 6:00 P.M. to to 8:00 PM.