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.
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.