Geneva "Jean" Rolow

04/07/1945 - 09/15/2021

Geneva "Jean" Rolow

04/07/1945 - 09/15/2021


Obituary For Geneva "Jean" Rolow

Geneva (Jean) Rolow died on 15 Sep 2021 at the Oaks of Whitaker Glen-Mayview in Raleigh after a long period of declining health with her family at her bedside.
Geneva was the daughter of the late Raleigh and Nola Willaford was born on 07 April 1945 in the Nine Mile Community of Onslow County.
Geneva gave her all for her family as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was known for her great cooking, especially her fried chicken and banana pudding. Geneva worked selling Avon for a number of years and later worked customer service for Sears Surplus.
Geneva as a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in the Nine Mile Community was baptized in Catherine's Lake at an early age. She was a long-time member of Longview Gardens Baptist Church. She enjoyed watching Christian television.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Jerry Rolow and their three sons, David (Michele) Rolow, Duane (Rhonda) Rolow and Dale Rolow. Also surviving are five Grandchildren, Jennifer (Zachary) Crum, Lauren (Andrew) Bauer, Stephanie (Zachary) Bumgarner, Jeremy Rolow, Rebecca Rolow; two great grandchildren, Ethan Bauer and Ava Bumgarner with two more on the way.
Geneva was predeceased by her siblings, Infant Evelyn, Vera Mae and Stanley Willaford and a great-grandson Colton David Bauer.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Bethany Baptist Church 1077 Nine Mile Rd, Richlands with funeral services at 3 pm. Followed by her burial in Charles Fields Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Johnson Funeral Home, 210 West Hargett St., Richlands. Condolences may be left at www.johnsonfhnc.com.

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  • Grandma, You were such a pivotal person in my life who constantly reminded me to be the best version of myself and to live my life through the lord. Your infectious compassion and your selflessness will be remembered by all who knew you. You will be missed dearly. Love you Grandma, Jeremy Rolow

  • Love you grandma. You will be truly missed. Your memory will continue to live on through us. I know you are in a much better place. I'm forever grateful and thankful that you are my grandmother. Love Always, Lauren and family

  • Jean, my mother in law, my friend. You were a constant in my life ever since I was a little girl. Marrying your son David made us family. Your love and support throughout the years was always a blessing. I will miss your amazing cooking, our many talks, our shopping excursions and pedicure trips. This is not goodbye but until I see you again in Paradise. Love always, your daughter in law, Michele.

  • Mom, I can't remember a time when you weren't there for me. You've been my guiding light and moral compass my entire life. You taught me right from wrong, respect for myself, and for others. Your heart and arms were always open and ready to extend your never ending love. Words can't express how much I love you and miss you. My heart is broken but I know you are pain free in paradise reunited with family and friends. It must be glorious to walk on golden streets paved by our Savior's hands and to know the face of Jesus. Mom I love you and will see you again in paradise. Your loving son, David.

  • Jerry: My deepest sympathy and condolences to you and your family in this sad time. May God give strength and comfort to you all. Larry Young

  • I knew her as a mom....and an excellent one...very good memories...peace to her's

  • Jerry I send my deepest sympathy to you and your family for Your loss. May God Bless you all!

  • Jerry, my wife Janice and I are terribly sorry to learn about your wife, Jean via Billy Lamm's Golden Oldies email. As you know, in many occasions throughout our life in ITT/ALCATEL, we met your lovely and charming wife, Jean alongside with you. Our hearts and thoughts are with you and your family. May God Bless Jean's soul, you and your family!! Whansu and Janice kang

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