Geneva Pruitt Blackwell

January 24, 1938 - January 12, 2022

01/24/1938 - 01/12/2022

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Visitation
Saturday January 22, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Service
Saturday January 22, 2022
2:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Geneva Pruitt Blackwell, 83, of Hendersonville died Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at her home.

A native of Henderson County, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Dora Pruitt. She is also preceded in death by a son, Christopher Nathan Blackwell.

Geneva is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Charles Boyce Blackwell, Sr.; three daughters, Crystal Blackwell Merrell (Leonard), Charlene Blackwell Watts (Kenny), and Cindy Blackwell Davis (Sean); two sons, Chuck Blackwell (Jeannie) and Clay Blackwell (Phyllis); 10 grandchildren, Perry Blackwell, Ricky Blackwell, Ashely Blackwell Sheppard, Corinna Kitchen Hill, Courtney Kitchen Flores, Jacie Watts Ward, Matthew Watts, Mac Merrell, Carla Merrell, and Garrett Merrell; 19 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Clyde Pruitt and Eugene Pruitt.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Reverend Joe Lund will officiate. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral Home. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

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pegi cairnes
8 months ago

it truly saddens me to hear of mrs. blackwells passing. i hope the knowledge that she is now cured of all ills and has a brand new, younger body now that will never know illness again. rejoice that she is reunited with christopher and happy. much love for your family.

Sherry Parris
8 months ago

i enjoy the memory of my annt ! she was a special Lady and would do anything for you that she could ! Wish I could be there in person but will be there in my heart ♥️! my love to all and my your hearts be at peace ! This beautiful women is with God now !

Larry and Renee' Shirley
8 months ago

Aunt Geneva will always hold a special place in our hearts. Those sweet hugs to last forever would surely bring sunshine to your day.
Please know our thoughts and prayers are with each one of you during this sorrowful time. She will be missed.

Andrea Shirley-Ugalde
8 months ago

My great Aunt Geneva will always hold a special place in my heart. I have nothing but especially sweet and fond memories of her, she will be missed, but knowing we will all rejoice again together one day in the Kingdom of Heaven. I will never forget our trips as I was growing up, I always looked forward to going to visit! While our hearts are sad with the loss of her with us here, she is surely now a beautiful and healthy, happy angel now able to watch over us alll.. Sending prayers out to all who are missing you right now, and May God fold you all in His loving embrace to bring you comfort.

Kim King
8 months ago

My Aunt Genevia will always hold a special place in every heart from her soft spoken words and warmth of love she gave freely. Our prayers are with each of you.

Christopher Sigman
8 months ago

Geneva was a wonderful person and I was lucky to have known her . Prayers to all the Blackwell family ..

Clara Laughter Bayne
8 months ago

Mrs. Blackwell was always such a pleasant, kind lady. From the time I was a child, I noticed how nice she was when I was around her. That never changed over the decades.