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    Sunday, December 11 2016
    Geneva G. Powell

    Posted by: Clarke & Staples Funeral Homes, Inc. AT 08:38 pm   |  Permalink   |  11 Comments  |  Email
    Larry and family, sorry for your loss. Geneva was a beautiful lady inside and out.
    Posted by Vanessa Martin on 12/14/2016 - 08:37 AM
    Larry, Lana and family, What a beautiful lady, inside and out. She accomplished so much and was clearly highly regarded in her community.Thank you for sharing the obituary with us at Walker House. I plan to come to the memorial service Sunday. Take care, Leslie
    Posted by Leslie Brewer on 12/14/2016 - 10:31 AM
    Praying for the family. Rest in peace Geneva.
    Posted by Allan and Nellie Cichorz on 12/14/2016 - 08:35 PM
    Praying for the family. Rest in peace Geneva.
    Posted by Allan and Nellie Cichorz on 12/14/2016 - 08:35 PM
    Praying for the family. Rest in peace Geneva.
    Posted by Allan and Nellie Cichorz on 12/14/2016 - 08:35 PM
    Mothers can be so special and when they are special, it is evident in the special people they give us. So, because you are special Larry, it stands by my reasoning that your mum was special too. I'm certain you will miss her and your mother son talks. Your brother by another mother, Phil
    Posted by Philip Arlotta on 12/14/2016 - 10:10 PM
    She will be truly missed by both her nephew and family. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal... but love leaves a Memory that no can steal.
    Posted by Ellis & Judy Burrell on 12/15/2016 - 03:40 PM
    Larry and Lana, we are all so glad that we had the opportunity to know and spend time with Geneva, even though it was some time ago. She was a sweet lady and an accomplished one. We are thinking of you.
    Posted by Georgie & Gil Green on 12/17/2016 - 11:55 PM
    a wonderful lady I will always remember. she had a zest for life like no other. I will never forget her laugh and her smiling face.
    Posted by mike giles on 12/18/2016 - 03:44 PM
    Sorry to hear about Geneva. Have a lot of fond memories of her from the Dutch Treat. With Sympathy to the family.
    Posted by Mike Pettry on 12/22/2016 - 04:01 PM
    She was a patient, kind lady with whom I had the pleasure of working for at the Dutch Treat Restaurant when I turned 16. She was a joy to work for and I learned so much as her employee. May she rest in peace.
    Posted by Kathy on 09/06/2017 - 03:11 AM

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    Geneva G. Powell, 91, of Victoria, Va went to be with her lord and savior on Dec. 11, 2016. Geneva was the former owner and operator of the Dutch Treat Restaurant and Banquet Hall, Victoria’s 1994 citizen of the year, past president of Ladies auxiliary VFW post 9954, member of Victoria Chamber of Commerce and Victoria Baptist Church. Geneva loved to garden and interior decorating. She is survived by her son Larry Powell (Lana), granddaughter Tracy Soble (Eric), great-grandson Jake Soble all of Richmond, Va, sister Corene Knicely and beloved niece Sheila. Memorial services will be held Sunday, Dec. 18, at 2pm in the Staples Funeral Home, Victoria. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to United Methodist Family Services of Virginia, 3900 West Broad Street. Richmond, Va 23230. Staples Funeral Home, Victoria in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at:

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