Geneva Matthews was born Geneva Randle on February 22, 1940 in Marianna, Arkansas to Eula and Ezekiel Randle. She was the youngest of 12 children. Geneva graduated from Carver High School. She confessed her love for Christ at an early age and married the love of her life Otis Matthews on June 18, 1960. She was employed by the Gary Community School Corporation and retired in 1998. Geneva was a faithful member of Liberty Baptist Church choir. She was loved by many and always was the life of the party. She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband of 61 years Otis, two loving daughters Linda Triplett of Gary, Dinah (Darnell) Tillman of Pennsylvania; two loving grandchildren LaKeyvia (Willie) Mitchell of Gary Indiana, Darnell Tillman Jr. of Pennsylvania, great granddaughter Kaliyah; two sisters Onnie Williams, and Elizabeth Matthews both of Texas one brother Cunnie Randle of Missouri and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation, Sunday July 11, 2021 from 12 noon - 8:00 p.m. with family hours from 6-8:00 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 West 11th Avenue. Funeral Service Monday July12, 2021 at 11:00a.m. at Liberty Baptist Church 2301 Roosevelt Street. Antwon Pastor Brown Officiating. Interment Fern Oaks Cemetery.
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Published by Post-Tribune on Jul. 11, 2021.