Thursday, May 3, 2012

Geneva June Antle, 80, of Exeter, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2012, at Red Rose Health and Rehab, Cassville. She was born on May 15, 1931, in Washburn, daughter of Lott and Reldia (Mauhrin) Banks. She was raised and educated in the Trent's Creek community in Washburn.

On Dec. 14, 1948, she was united in marriage to Evert Antle in Bentonville, Ark. She worked for Tyson's in Monett for 20 years, also at Fasco in Cassville and later for First Brands in Rogers, Ark., prior to her retirement. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Simco.

Survivors include: her husband of 63 years, Evert Antle, of Exeter; two sons, Donnie and his wife, Treva, of Washburn, and Ronnie and his wife, Brenda, of Exeter; two daughters, Linda Hurd, and her husband, Sammy, of Washburn and Wilma Magee, and her husband, Johnny, of Exeter; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Ed Banks, of Washburn.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers, Denver, Floyd, Jay, Bryce, Armon, and Vernon Banks; and five sisters, Hazel Schrader, Edith Wade, Oledia Woodard, Maggie Woodard and Mae Laughin.

Services will be held on Thursday at the White Funeral Home, Cassville, with Rev. Billy Joe Gentry officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the White Funeral Home.