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Geneive R. Brines
Princeton, Ind.
Geneive R. Brines, 93, of Princeton, Ind., passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2014, at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton. She was born July 10, 1920 in Augerville, Ind., to S.S. "Bill" and Flossie (Hayes) Griffin and lived most of her lifetime in Gibson County. She was a member of Broadway Christian Church in Princeton. She was also a 50+ year member of the Golden Fleece Chapter #176 Order of Eastern Star, American Legion, VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Pink Ladies Auxiliary. Geneive was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and I.U. fan. She was known by all as "Grammy".
She is survived by her children, Sonia (Ronald) Clark, of Pueblo, Calif., Kay (Max) Vore, of Princeton, Mary Ann Gaston, of University City, Mo., Caroline Sneath, of Toronto, Ontario Canada, J.B. (son-Caleb) Brines, of Princeton, Bob (Terri) Brines, of O'Fallon, Ill., Debbie (Ronald) Doggette, of Saraland, Ala., Julie Brines, of Princeton, and Betsy (Brian) Coulter, of Evansville; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren (1 on the way); and nine great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Yates, of Owensville; and several nieces, nephews, grand dogs and grand kitties.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert L. Brines in 1967; grandson, Wade Vore; five brothers, Eugene, Clifford, Russell, Jim and Howard Griffin; and four sisters, Mary Frances Marshall, Lola Critchfield Ellis, Evadene Griffin and stillborn sister, Almeda Griffin.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2014, at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. John Dunn officiating. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Colvin Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Broadway Christian Church or St. Jude Children's Hospital. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at

Published in Courier Press on Jan. 22, 2014
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