Geneva Canterbury, 92, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 19, 2021, with her daughter and son by her side. She was born June 20, 1929, in Cawood, KY. Geneva enjoyed gardening, canning, walking, and working her puzzle books. She was a devoted Christian and enjoyed going to church and loved her church family.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Carl Canterbury; her son, Larry R. Canterbury; son-in-law, Eddie Napier; her parents, Green and Abby Harris; a brother, Dallas Harris and her sisters, Evelyn Daniels, and Marie Hardy.
She is survived by, her daughter, Linda R. Napier of Harlan, KY; her son, Vernon D. (Janice) Canterbury, of Richmond, KY; her brother, Wilburn (Jane) Harris. Her grandchildren (who knew Geneva as Mommom), Jennifer (Adam) Lewis of Greenville, IN, Julia Napier of Kingsport, TN, Eric (finance Erica) Canterbury of Richmond, KY, David Canterbury of Georgia, Carl (Susan) Canterbury and Michael (Casey) Canterbury of Closplint, KY. Her great-grandchildren, Tyler Napier, Cassie Foster, Lauren and Laney Lewis, Sara Hughes, Sophia, Ella, and Mason Canterbury, Andrew and Canaan Canterbury, Michael Paul III, Rylee Canterbury. Her great-great granddaughter, Presley Hughes along with several other relatives and friends also survive.
At the family’s request, due to the rise of COVID cases, a grave side service will be held Monday, August 23, 2021, at 1-PM at the Resthaven Cemetery with the Rev. Carl Canterbury officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Sunshine Baptist Church in Geneva’s honor.
Henson & Rich Funeral is honored to be serving the Canterbury family.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Geneva (Harris) Canterbury, please visit our floral store.