Genevieve E. Perkins, 84

Genevieve E. Perkins, 84, of Wabash, died at 3:50 am,  Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. 

She was born Feb. 16, 1932, in Magoffin County, Ky., to Monroe and Cassie (Rudd) Davis.

Genevieve was a 1951 graduate of West Liberty High School in West Liberty, Ky.  She was married to William Roy Perkins.  She worked at Wabash Magnetics and General Tire.  Genevieve was a member of the Wabash Free Will Baptist Church  23 years.  She enjoyed cooking, reading, and working in her flower garden.  Genevieve loved her family, going to church, and her church family.  She lived in Wabash since 1965.

She is survived by her husband, William Roy Perkins of Wabash; two daughters: Deborah Lynn (Dave) Griggs of Marion, Indiana, and Cassie (Gerald) Harpel of Cynthiana, Ky.; seven grandchildren: Robert Carter of Warren, Shane (Amber) Carter of Gas City, Crystal Hoskins of Cynthiana, Lori (Brad) Hazelwood of Converse, Jody (Pat) Lee of Kokomo, Drew (Shannon) Griggs of Amboy, and Michael (Tinita) Harpel of Austin, Texas; 12 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; and her brother, Kepler Davis of Louisville, Ky. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; step-son, Terry Alan Perkins; brother, James Davis; three sisters, Wilma Jean Muncie, Bernice Byerly, and Betty Carol Crace.

Funeral services were Tuesday morning, Jan. 24, 2017, at Wabash Free Will Baptist Church, 1056 E. Erie Street, Wabash, with the Rev. Hobert Meek, the Rev. Kelly Caudill, and the Rev. Tod Masters officiating.  Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. 

Visitation was Monday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash.

Preferred memorial is the American Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Genevieve may be signed at


Posted on 2017 Jan 23