C. Geneva Billingsley Adams, 95, of Prairie Grove, formerly of Star City, died February 11, 2014 at Medi Home-Prairie Grove.
Mrs. Adams She will be remembered for her extraordinary sewing, needlework, quilting and crafting for which she won several Lincoln County Fair awards.
She loved sharing her family history with her children and others. She was happiest with a cat in her lap and a cup of hot coffee. She finished her working career after ten years at Levi Strauss.
Mrs. Adams was born August 8, 1918 in Yell County and was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Mamie E. Smallwood Billingsley.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Cecil Henry Adams; two sons, Lonnie Ray and Calvin Cecil; a grandson, Allen Ray Adams; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Adams; and sister, Anna Bell Bratten.
Survivors include a son, James Henry (Gladys) Adams of Star City; two daughters, Carolyn (Jack) Cox of Everton and Ruby Jo (Donald) Epps of Prairie Grove; five sisters, Mary Billingsley, Betty Boomer, Peggy Royale, Dorothy Heckenbach and Patricia Ireland; 10 grandchildren, Sam (Kelly) Cox of Belgrade, MT, Richard (Kathy) Cox of Batavia, IL, Ronnie (Christie) Adams of Hot Springs, Kathleen Adams, Sandy (Randy) Ashmore, Billy (Teresa) Adams, all of Star City, Casey Day of West Virginia, Sarah (Scott) Standbridge of Little Rock, Suzanne (Shaan) Glenn of Evansville, Jennifer (L.D.) Wilson of Lincoln; 14 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; uncle, Otis Smallwood and aunt, Eunice Stutsman of Kountz, TX.
Graveside services will be held February 14 at 3 p.m. at Holly Springs Cemetery with Bro. Bryan Patterson officiating. Visitation is February 14 from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home in Star City. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service of Star City.