Geneva Raye (Hodge) Perryman, age 99, of Marion, Kentucky passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at Crittenden County Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born in Crittenden County on November 19, 1922, the daughter of Ray Dycus and Cora Alice (Pogue) Hodge, who preceded her in death. Geneva was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Louie Perryman, sister Marcella, brother, Collin and sons, Richard Perryman, Steven Perryman and Michael Perryman, and grandchildren, Angela Perryman and Stanley (JR) Perryman,JR.
She is survived by her children, Sandra (John) Libby, Joanna Hookstratten, Stanley
(Supenda) Perryman, Patricia Gilbert, Sherry (Harlan)Henderson and James Perryman. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Jackson (JC) Perryman, Heather Hookstratten, Christopher Gilbert, Wendy Gilbert, Scotty Gilbert, Cassie Grant, Mercedes Rushing, Bobby West, Sara Sellman and Jerrick Henderson. She is also survived by multiple great grandchildren and by her loving sister, Zella Louise Travis. Surviving extended family includes Melissa Corbett, Billy Corbett, Kerri Corbett, and Francis Tramel, special friend and caregiver.
Geneva was the world’s best cook and her world centered around her children. Her goal was always to see that her children grew up to adulthood and that they were always okay. She was an avid Kentucky University basketball fan and a Kentucky Colonel.She loved her roses and her garden. She served as advisor to the Junior and Senior groups at Marion United Methodist Church. Throughout her life, she was a pillar of strength and courage and protection to her family and loved them unconditionally. This devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother will be missed.
A very special thank you is extended to the team at CCRC for her tender care and comfort provided.
Visitation will be held Saturday, February 19, 2022 between the hours of 2 and 4 PM at Myers Funeral Home, Marion, KY. Interment will be held at a later date at the Perryman Family plot at Union Baptist church cemetery.
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Marion Methodist Church (Stained glass windows Fund)
112 South College Street, Marion KY 42064
Union cemetery fund
173 Levias Road, Marion KY 42064