Church service for Geneva E. Newman, 76, of Sudan, who died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 in Lubbock, was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at First United Methodist Church in Sudan, with Rev. Larry Springer of Lubbock and Rev. Inetta Reddell of Lubbock, officiating. Burial was in the Sudan Cemetery, with Ellis Funeral Home of Sudan in charge of arrangements. She was born Sept. 24, 1941 in Muleshoe, to Russell and Ruby (Nixon) Ingle. She married Jim Newman in Sudan on Marcfh 13, 1965. Geneva was a beautician for many years. In school, she was an All-State Basketball player. Geneva was a past member of the Young Homemakers Club; and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sudan. She is preceded in death by her parents. Geneve is survived by her husband, Jim; her two daughters, Bonnie Franke and her husband, John of Sudan, and Teena Wimmer and her husband, Shane of Seminole; her sister, LaDelta Vernon of Sudan; and four grandchildren, Luke Wimmer, Lindey Wimmer, Dane Wimmer and Brittany Wimmer. The family suggests memorials be sent to the First United Methodist Church in Sudan, 411 Main Street, Sudan, Texas, 79371; or The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 3610 22nd Street, Suite 301, Lubbock, Texas, 79410

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