Frieda Geneva Smothers, 89, passed away on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at Madisonville Health and Rehab. Geneva was a homemaker and a member of Kuttawa First Baptist Church.

Geneva is survived by one brother, Carl Robinson of Chesterton, Indiana; one granddaughter, Alicia Childress (Todd) of Maynard, Arkansas; three great-grandchildren, Noah Coomer, Charlie Sharratt and Sarah Coomer; one great-great-grandchild, Cooper Reed Sharratt; several nieces and nephews; her special friends Lynn “Aggie” Lamb and Jessica Traylor; two step-daughters, Patricia Robertson and Bonnie Herrin, both of Tennessee; one step-son, Ray Smothers of Tennessee;

Geneva is preceded in death by her parents, Oda Weightman Robinson Wilkerson and Herschell Robinson; husband, James H. Smothers; one daughter, Linda Bryant; one granddaughter, Katrina Coomer; two sisters, Laura McElhaney and Carol Winters; one half-sister, Mary Robinson White; three brothers, Amos Robinson, Robert Robinson and William Robinson; one half-brother, Howard Robinson; and one step-daughter, Diane Trimmer

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, at Lakeland Funeral Home with Mitch Coomer officiating. Burial will follow in Doom Chapel Cemetery in Kuttawa.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, Lyon Caldwell Camp, P.O. Box 421, Eddyville, KY 42038

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Lakeland Funeral Home is in Eddyville is in charge of arrangements.

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