GENEVA LEONA GOFORTH SEWELL, age 86 of Athens, Tenn. passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at her residence. She was a native of Meigs County, resident of McMinn County most of her life, a daughter of the late Jess Goforth, Sr. and Bertha Crook Goforth . She was preceded in death by her Husband: Jay Gather Sewell on Feb. 11, 1994, Son: Wayne Sewell, Two Brothers: Jess Goforth, Jr., Ruel Goforth, Two Sisters: Una Mae Denton and Irene Howard.
She retired from Magic Chef Mfg. Co. in Cleveland, Tenn. after 18 1/2 years of service and was of the Baptist faith.
Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Friday, December 6, 2019 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Mike King officiating.
Interment will be 12:00 noon Saturday in Short Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4-7 Friday in the funeral home.
Active pallbearers will be Butch Carman, Dustin Sewell, Michael Renner, Gary Fay, James Parks, and Austin Bradam.
Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs/notices/Geneva-Sewell.
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements
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