Geneva Pearl Rayford Yount passed away at Raleigh, North Carolina on April 26, 2015 at the age of 92.
Geneva is predeceased by her parents, C.D. and Lessie Rayford, her two brothers, Robert Rayford and Thomas Rayford, as well as one child, Benson Yount, Jr.
Geneva is lovingly remembered by her sons, John Yount of NC and Richard Yount, Sr. (Vanessa) of NC; her daughter, Susan Davis of NC; her sister, Wyoma Rayford Barnett of LA; her sisters-in-law, Iris Rayford of LA, and Suanna Rayford of TN; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held at Hixson Brothers Pineville, 2701 Military Highway, Pineville, LA 71360, and Telephone: (318) 640-1678 on Saturday, May 2, from 9:00am – 11:00am, with funeral services immediately following at 11:00am with Reverend Tom Rayford officiating.
Interment is to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 4000 Monroe Highway, Pineville, LA, 71405, and Telephone: (318) 641-3000.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mental Health America of the Triangle, 3729 Murphy School Road, Durham, NC 27705.
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