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Benedict, Geneva A.
Geneva A. Benedict, 100, of 1250 W. Carl Sandburg Dr. Galesburg, died at 1:15 PM Saturday November 14, 2009 in Rosewood Care Center.

She was born July 8, 1909 in Oneida IL the daughter of John and Mabel Mundwiler Flynn. She married Clair L. Benedict on April 1, 1929 in Galesburg IL. He preceded her in death on January 22, 1998.

She is survived by a son-in-law Don (Barb) Helms of Galesburg; a daughter-in-law Linda Benedict of Phoenix, AZ; thirteen grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son James C. Benedict on October 28, 2008; her daughter Dona L. Helms on December 8, 2004, two brothers, one sister and a great grandson Matthew McLaughlin on October 19, 2008.

She was a homemaker. She graduated from Knoxville High School in 1928. Geneva was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.

Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 PM Wednesday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. The Rev. Ron Scarlett will officiate. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday at the chapel. Burial will be in Knoxville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene or to the Galesburg Rescue Mission. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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