Mrs. Geneva Bentley Williams, age 85 of Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2022 in a Rome hospital.
Mrs. Williams was born in Cherokee County, Alabama on April 20, 1937, daughter of the late Melvin Bentley and Ophelia Hawthorne Bentley. She was a member of the Four Mile Baptist Church and was retired from the Chattooga County School System, where she worked at the Summerville Middle School as a custodian and a lunchroom attendant. She was a great cook, loved gardening and tending to her flowers, but especially loved spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her second husband, Charlie Henry (CH) Hendrix, third husband, RW Williams; sister, Luna Mae Tucker and brothers, Kenneth Bentley, Gene Bentley, Buddy Bentley and Dennis Bentley.
Mrs. Williams is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Stacey Koonce; sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Pam Powell and Lt. Col. Ret. Douglas and Effie Powell; grandchildren, Lindsey and Zach White, Josh Koonce and Rosemary Powell; special friends and neighbors, Elsie Elrod and Peggy Herod; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Williams will be held Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Pastor Joel Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Summerville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Leon Tucker, Jimmy Tucker, Roger Tucker, Josh Koonce, Zach White and Greg Bentley. Honorary Pallbearers will be Peggy Herod and Linda Wooten.
Mrs. Williams will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 P.M. until the funeral hour.
Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Geneva Bentley Williams. Please visit www.coffmanfh.net to sign our online guestbook and post condolences.