Geneva Fern Pamson

December 16, 1936 ~ March 7, 2020 (age 83)


Geneva Fern Pamson, 83, of Washington, passed away at 7:31pm Saturday, March 7, 2020 at her home with her family by her side.

She was born December 16, 1936 in Rogersville, AL to the late Elmer and Zora Dee Slaten Pettus.

Surviving are her children, Deanna (Joe) Moye of Washington, Tammy (Rocky) Justice of Gainesville, FL, Kenny Pamson (Pam Meeker) of Washington, Michael Pamson of Washington, and Robert (Amy) Bray of Lawrenceville, GA; 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren with 3 more on the way; 11 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Epke of Creve Coeur, and many nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Judy Krueger; sister, Virginia Ward; grandson, Robert Bray, and a great-nephew.

Geneva worked for many years as a custodian at First United Methodist Church in East Peoria. In addition to having a feisty personality, she was a diehard Cubs fan and loved to play Bingo. She cherished her large family above all else and especially enjoyed making a home with her son and granddaughter.

A visitation will be from 5-7:00pm Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington. Her funeral service will be held at 1:00pm Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Glendale Cemetery in Washington.

Memorial contributions may be made to Illinois CancerCare Foundation or Northern Tazewell Rescue Squad.

Obituary information will be published as soon as it becomes available. 

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March 11, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory
2075 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571

Funeral Service
March 12, 2020

1:00 PM
Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory
2075 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571

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