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Visitation

Moody Funeral Home - Mount Airy Location
Monday November 15th, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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Funeral Service

Moody Funeral Home Chapel - Mount Airy Location
Monday November 15th, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Burial

Hopewell Community Church Cemetery
Monday November 15th, 2021
3:30pm

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Geneva Bell (Main) Proffitt

Mrs. Geneva Bell Main Proffitt, age 89, of Mount Airy passed away at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. Mrs. Proffitt was born on September 20, 1932, in Watauga County, North Carolina to the late Charlie James and Clemmie Elizabeth Riddle Main. Geneva was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Left to cherish her memories are her daughters and son-in-law, Julia Ann Proffitt Owenby, Margaret Proffitt Des Roches, Barbara (Proffitt) and Larry Blood, Gail Proffitt; a son, Charles Harrison Proffitt; grandchildren and spouses, Stephen and Betsy Owenby, Mary Leigh and Ben Altom, Richard and Tabitha Des Roches, Tessa Des Roches, Matthew and Allison Blood, Andrew Blood, Michelle and Tyler Hudson, Kelly Richardson, Charlie Proffitt, Taylor Kernodle, Daniel Proffitt; nineteen great-grand-children; a brother and sister-in-law, Joseph Ronda Main and Jane; along with numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Proffitt was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Baxter William Proffitt; a son David Baxter Proffitt; a grandson, Seth Kernodle. Geneva was missionary supporter, an avid reader, and a life-long learner. She took classes at Surry Community College and Duke Divinity. She also obtained a BS in Biblical Studies and a BA in Theology and Ministries at Toccoa Falls Bible College in 1994. She then obtained her Masters of Christian Education from the Asbury Theological Seminary in 2000, and she was a faithful member of Central United Methodist Church in Mount Airy, NC.A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 15, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Airy with Rev. Danny Miller and Rev. John Ji Choi officiating. The burial will be at 3:30 PM in the Hopewell Community Church Cemetery in Boone, North Carolina. The family will receive friends on Monday, November 15, 2021, from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy. Memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church, 1909 North Main St., Mount Airy, NC 27030 or to Mountain Valley Hospice, 401 Technology Lane, Mount Airy, NC 27030.Moody Funeral Services in Mount Airy is serving the family.


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I am sorry for loss!! She was such a sweet lady. Prayers for your family!!

Sharon Jenkins Nov 19 2021 12:31 PM

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Terry Nov 18 2021 6:06 PM

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Sonja Fritchey Nov 17 2021 11:22 PM

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Janet L Handy Nov 17 2021 10:35 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Geneva Proffitt

Linda Beasley Nov 16 2021 11:26 AM

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Trelesa Hodges Nov 15 2021 7:15 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Geneva Proffitt

Jane La Prade Nov 15 2021 9:57 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Geneva Proffitt

Christie Jones Nov 15 2021 7:18 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Geneva Proffitt

Roger&VickieRouth Nov 14 2021 9:24 PM

Gail and family, our thoughts are with you on this sad day with the loss of Geneva.

Mark Kernodle and Kristina Sigmon Nov 14 2021 8:32 PM

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