Geneva Osbourn – Dominion Post


Geneva G. Osbourn, the daughter of Ione and George Godfrey was born on October 15, 1934 in Sutton and died of this life on May 18, 2022 at the home of her daughter, Susan Walker, in Morgantown.

Geneva was an avid reader of her Bible and attended the River Apostolic Church in Morgantown, where she volunteered her time each Monday out of the goodness of her heart.

She was a wonderful mother, a loving grandmother and great-grandmother, a true friend and a wonderful aunt to all who knew her. She loved bowling and was in a league for many years, but family was of utmost importance to her.

Geneva was among a group of ladies who made quilts for nursing homes, gated homes, children’s hospitals, Ronald McDonald House and third world countries. Also, for anyone who just needed to know someone cared.

She was married to Claud “Skinny” Osbourn, who was the love of her life until his death in 1991.
She is survived by her daughters, Susan Walker, of Morgantown, and Geneva Ann Jones, of Columbus, Ohio; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Olen Godfrey; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, Ione and George Godfrey; his sisters, Lorraine Godfrey and Zela Wilson; his brothers, Don Elbert, George Jr. and Kenneth Godfrey; two nephews, Galen Godfrey and Kevin Wilson; and her beloved husband, Claud Osbourn.

The family will receive friends at Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, 2nd & Jasper St., Rivesville, WV 26588 from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, May 22 and 10-11 a.m. Monday, May 23. The funeral will be held at the funeral home, at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 23, with the Reverend Rodger White officiating. A commitment service will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Fairmont.



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