Geneva M. (Blade) Jackson, age 73 of Shelbyville, passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017 at Sacred Heart Nursing Home in Louisville.  Geneva retired from Central State Hospital as a nurse’s aide after 29 years of service and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, Eminence.  Geneva was preceded in death by her father, Leonard Blade, Jr; her mother, Evelyn Goff Blade; step-father Dennis Green; sister, Olivia Kay Blade, & two infant brothers. 

 

Survived By:  

 

Husband:         William “Bill” Jackson of Shelbyville

 

Daughter:        Jeanine Tolbert Overall (Michael) of Louisville

 

Sons:               Ricky Blade (Karen) of Louisville

                        Corey Henderson (Pamela) of Richmond Hill, GA

 

Step-daughters:  Theresa Jackson of Jeffersonville, IN

                        Deniece Swepson of Atlanta, GA

                        Tracee Williams (Christopher) of Atlanta, GA

 

Step-son:         Barry Jackson (Tonette) of Atlanta, GA

 

Sister:              Margaret “Cookie” Beaumont of Eminence

 

Brother:           Jim Green (Eva) of Louisville

 

4 Grandchildren & 5 Great Grandchildren

 

Funeral Service:  1 PM Friday, May 12, 2017 at First Baptist Church, Eminence.  Officiated by Rev. Charles Duncan, Jr. and assisted by Rev. Robert Fields.


Interment:   Eminence Cemetery

 

Form of contributions may be given to the First Baptist Church, Eminence, KY.

 

Visitation:   11 AM Friday, May 12, 2017 at First Baptist Church, Eminence.



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