Geneva L. (McMahel) Davis

November 8, 1926 ~ October 14, 2020 (age 93)


Geneva L. (McMahel) Davis, age 93, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at Evansville Protestant Home.

Geneva was born November 8, 1926, in English, IN, to Albert Lee and Faye (Laswell) McMahel. She graduated from Huntingburg High School. Geneva worked for Holiday Health Care as Activity Director before retiring after 25 years. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting and especially cooking big Sunday meals for her family.

Geneva is survived by her sons, Mike Davis (Gloria) and Bill Davis (Toni); daughter, Ruth Cohen (Jeff); grandchildren, Krista Pittman (Dan), Billie Jo Brown (Scott), Andy Davis (Dawn), Stephanie Travis (Bryan); 9 great grandchildren; and many great great grandchildren.

Geneva is preceded in death by her parents; husband, James R. Davis; son, Steven Davis; and grandson, Matt Davis.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 19, 2020, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Pastor Alan Jackson officiating. A Live Stream will be available beginning twenty minutes prior to the service time. Please visit Boone Funeral Home’s Facebook page and click on the link provided. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery in Huntingburg, IN.

Friends may visit from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Sunday, October 18, 2020, at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Heritage Baptist Church at 1900 Lodge Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714.

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October 18, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Boone Funeral Home
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715

Funeral Service
October 19, 2020

10:00 AM
Boone Funeral Home
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715

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