Genevia A. Langston, daughter of the late Don and Lelia Marie Doublin Douglas, was born in Puxico on April 29, 1924, and died at the Puxico Nursing Center on April 22, 2012, at the age of 87.
Genevia had lived in Puxico all her life and was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Puxico. She loved to piece quilt tops and to garden. On Dec. 27, 1943, she was married
to Fenton Howard Langston, Sr. He preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 2005.
Surviving is one son and spouse, Howard and Debbie Langston of DeSoto; four daughters and spouses, Linda and Vernon Wamsley of St. Louis, Judy Richard of Puxico, Mary Langston of Cape Girardeau, and Penny and Mike Morrow of Wappapello, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; two brothers, D. L. Douglas of Puxico and Dean Douglas of Texas; one sister, Carolyn Reasons of Union, Mo.; and her special friend and sister-in-law, Fern Douglas. Other relatives and friends also survive.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Gale Ann Howard.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at 5 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Puxico with Rev. Doyle Mitchell officiating.
Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery near Puxico with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico in charge of arrangements.