BELMONT - Geneva Houk Keener Skelton, 91, passed away July 28, 2014, at CaroMont Regional Medical Center.
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She is the daughter of the late John Macon and Pearl Sigmon Houk and wife to the late Ed Skelton.
Geneva was a loving mother and grandmother. She was a Gold Star Mother, her son being a casualty in the Vietnam War.
Survivors include her son-in-law, Dennis Joye, grandson, John Joye and great-grandchildren, Jacque-lyn and Ella Joye all of Charlotte.
The service will be 3 p.m. Thursday at the Bumgardner Chapel.
Visitation is one hour prior to the service at McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont.
Entombment is private.
In addition to her parents and husband, Geneva was also preceded in death by both of her children, Sharon K. Joye and R. Steve Keener.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Red Cross, Gaston County Chapter, 190 South Oakland, Gastonia, NC 28054.
McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the family.
Condolences may be sent online to www.mcleanfuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors
515 North Central Avenue Belmont, NC 28012
Published in Gaston Gazette on July 30, 2014