Geneva Nolene Rooks

Geneva Nolene Rooks
Geneva Nolene Rooks


Geneva Nolene Rooks, 88, of Edinburgh, passed from this life at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at her home.

Mrs. Rooks was born March 27, 1930, in Adair County, Kentucky, the loving daughter of Pete and Ethel Bryant. Geneva married Elmer Rooks; he preceded her in death December 25, 2009.

Mrs. Rooks worked many years in the manufacturing industry.

She cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren and she was a wonderful cook.

Mrs. Rooks is survived by her grandsons, Kevin (Anita) Rooks of Edinburgh and Troy Rooks of Edinburgh; great-grandchildren, Genessa Rooks of Shelbyville, Tabitha Stewart of Caneyville, Kentucky, Logan Rooks of Greenwood, Lilly Rooks of Edinburgh, Sophia Rooks of Edinburgh, Ariel Rooks of Edinburgh and Cali Rooks of Edinburgh; great-great grandchildren, Aeris and Sagan Louden of Caneyville, Kentucky and Camden Craig of Edinburgh; and a sister, Evelyn Burton of Taylorsville.

Mrs. Rooks was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her daughter, Charlotte Gabbard.

Family and friends may gather for visitation from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in Section, Mooney G, at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh; Virgil Clotfelter will officiate. Mrs. Rooks will be laid to rest next to her husband following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bartholomew County Humane Society.

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