Geneva Mae Kyle Huddleston Stage, 93, of Kokomo, formerly of Cherry Log, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. She was born August 22, 1926, in Cherry Log, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Otis Emery Kyle and Mae Lydora (Chancey) Kyle.
Geneva grew up in McCaysville, Georgia, and married John Huddleston of Fonde, Kentucky, on September 18, 1946. Together they had one child, Brenda Huddleston Stage. John passed away on December 27, 1992. He and Geneva were married for 46 years.
She married Kenneth Stage of Elwood, Indiana, on April 3, 1999. He and Geneva were married for 21 years. He survives.
Geneva is also survived by her daughter, Brenda Sue (Carl) Stage; her grandchildren, Kyle David (Patty) Stage, and Jenna Leigh (Aaron) Mercer; her great-grandchildren, Kelly Stage, Molly Stage, Elizabeth Mercer, and Drew Mercer of Kokomo; brother, Doug (Carolyn) Kyle, Chatsworth, Georgia; 4 nieces; step-sons, Steve, Don, and Fred, along with their spouses; 4 step-grandchildren and 5 step-great-grandchildren.
Geneva was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Charles and Gene Kyle.
Geneva will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She had the wonderful gift of making everyone feel welcome, cared about, and important. She loved to laugh, and had the wonderful ability of finding joy regardless of the circumstances.
In Kokomo, friends are invited to visit with the family from 4-7 pm Friday, January 17, 2020, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.
In Georgia, Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, January 20, at Akins Funeral Home, 7871 Blue Ridge Dr., Blue Ridge Georgia 30513. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 12-2 pm Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Copper Ridge Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
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