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Geneva (Hester) Kinlaw

April 5, 1939 ~ July 11, 2020 (age 81)


Ms. Geneva Hester Kinlaw, 81, of White Oak went to her eternal rest on Saturday, July 11, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Kinlaw, her parents, Livingston and Daisy Hester, sisters Christine Dew and Hilda Grey Stanley, children, Robert Cecil Kinlaw and Julia Claire Kinlaw. Geneva is survived by her children: Harold Kinlaw and wife Mary Ann of Kissimmee, FL; Charles Ross and wife Patty of Fayetteville, NC; and daughter, MaryKay Kinlaw and Bucky Smith of White Oak. She is also survived by the joys of her life, grandchildren: Anthony Kinlaw of Tennessee; Billy Kinlaw of Leland; Amarie Burkhardt of Tennessee; Stephen Kinlaw of Tennessee; Nikki Bryant of Bladenboro; Jessica Ross of New Orleans, LA; Chad Ross of Fayetteville and Cameron Raynor and wife Maggie of Linden and one great-granddaughter, the apple of her eye, little Miss Jaime Hope. Geneva also leaves behind one sister, Ann Lewis of Fayetteville and brother, Robert (Buddy) Hester of Pass Christian, MS.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 10:00 am in Kinlaw Family Cemetery, 227 Sandy Acres Lane, White Oak, NC 28399. The family will receive friends at other times at the home of MaryKay Kinlaw and Bucky Smith, 15682 NC Hwy 53 West, White Oak, NC 28399. The family encourages visitation by friends but to please be mindful of COVID 19 precautions and social distancing guidelines.

The family would like to thank Ms. Megan Green and Mr. Edward Cook for all of their generous help during this difficult time.

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Graveside Service
July 15, 2020

10:00 AM
Kinlaw Family Cemetery
227 Sandy Acres lane
White Oak, NC 28399

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