Genevieve “GennyDeason, 82, passed away Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

She was born Dec. 28, 1927 in Owensville to George and Esther (Bilderback) Lankford.

She lived in Princeton since 1981 moving here from Owensville.  She graduated from Owensville High in 1945.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Princeton, Golden Fleece Chapter Order of Eastern Star and the Gibson General Hospital Auxiliary.  She enjoyed spending time with grandchildren, great grandchildren and her daughter’s dog, Bitsy.

Survivors include a daughter, Lynette (Jim Bryant) Shoemaker of Princeton; three grandchildren, Anastasia Shoemaker of Princeton, Antonette (Donnie) Sutton of Beaver Dam, Ky., Thomas (Stephanie) Shoemaker of Princeton; four great-grandchildren, MacKenzie Linson, Elijah Caddell, Kendall Sutton and Landon Shoemaker

 She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, David W. “Bill” Deason in 1989; brother, Warren (Jeanne) Lankford; and sister, Magdalene (Rannie) Hardin.

 Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday Aug. 25, 2010 at Colvin Funeral Home in  Princeton, with the Rev. George Prinzing officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the service hour on Wednesday at the funeral home.