Geneva Eleanor Coit
May 21, 1930 – March 1, 2018
Geneva E. Coit, 87, of Bloomington, passed away at Advocate BroMenn in Bloomington. She was born May 21, 1930 in Lexington, IL to William and Leona (Smith) White. She married Ronald J. Coit July 2, 1954 and he preceded her in death on July 22, 2012. Her parents, four siblings, one grandson, Ryan and her great-grandson, Princeton also preceded her in death.
Surviving are her four children, Debbie Devine of Bloomington, Rick Coit of Normal, Ron (Kaye) Coit of Farmer City, and Lori Rogers of Bloomington, one brother, Roger White of Fairbury, seven grandchildren, Josh, Stephanie, Stacie, Melissa, Melinda, Sara and Ginni, six great-grandchildren, Peyton, Preston, Grayson, Olivia, Maksden, and Jack. Also surviving are Alex and Katie who were like her grandchildren.
Geneva was a member of the Fairway Knolls Church of the Nazarene in Bloomington and worked as an associate for Kmart for many years before retiring. She loved to spend time with her family especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and special friends David and Janey. She was also an avid Cardinal Baseball and Viking football fan.
Cremation will be accorded and a memorial service will be Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 10:00 am with a visitation one hour prior to the service at Eastlawn Funeral Home in Bloomington. Burial of the urn will follow the service at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens in Bloomington.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Fairway Knolls Church of the Nazarene. Words of comfort can be shared with the family at www.eastlawn-bloomington.com
- Debbie Devine, Daughter
- Rick Coit, Son
- Ron (Kaye) Coit, Son
- Lori Rogers, Daughter
- Roger White, Brother
- Survived by seven grandchildren, Josh, Stephanie, Stacie, Melissa, Melinda, Sara and Ginni, six great-grandchildren, Peyton, Preston, Grayson, Olivia, Maksden, and Jack. Also surviving are Alex and Katie who were like her grandchildren.
- Fairway Knolls Church of the Nazerine
- Visitation Thursday, March 8, 2018
- Memorial Service Thursday, March 8, 2018
Geneva Eleanor Coit
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March 7, 2018
Debbie and Lori,
I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was an amazing woman, Kind, sweet and a gentle soul. I loved her smile and soft laughter as we played Bunco together and all of her teasing that went along with it. I am sure she is starting her own Bunco group up in Heaven with those that played the game with her in the past. When she is not playing Bunco, she will be spending time with your dad, Ryan and several others. I am sure that your dad welcomed her with open arms. Together again!
Once again, so sorry for your loss but know she will always be with you in spirit. She will be missed greatly!
March 5, 2018
Rest with God now at his right hand. Smile knowing you live on with your wonderful family and friends.
March 4, 2018
I can remember so much. I spent a lot of time as a teen with the family. My heart and thoughts are with you all.