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“Many good memories of Geneva at the post office and at Rutherford College. May God bless you all with comfort during this sad time. Andrea you have...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Candace Lowman Cox

“Angie and family, you have our deepest sympathy in the loss of Geneva. Always enjoyed being around you all when we would run into you. You are in...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Janice Puckett - Valdese, NC

“Milton, Angie & Andrea - Extending my deepest sympathy to you at this sad time. Thinking of you. God bless!Virginia Causey Fryar ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Virginia Fryar - Hickory, NC

“I will always hold special memories of Geneva in my heart. The Pons family is very special to me and I send my sincere condolences to each of you...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Crystal Gilbert-Feliciano - AL


Surrounded by family and friends, Mrs. Geneva Ann Houston Pons, 77, of
Connelly Springs, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday March 24, 2020 at
her residence after a period of declining health.
Geneva was born January 17, 1943 in Burke County, a daughter of the late
Ralph and Thelma Stamey Houston. She was a member of Connelly Springs First
Baptist Church and Eastern Star. She worked as a beautician for many years before
becoming a mail carrier for the Connelly Springs Post Office. She retired from the post
office to spend time at their home on Ocracoke Island and to travel. She loved working
in her yard and had the ability to grow any plant she touched. Geneva loved her flowers,
crocheting, and family dearly.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Norma
Huffman.
Surviving are her husband, Milton Pons, of 59 years of the home, two daughters,
Angie Pons and special friend, Wendy Pascal of Hickory and Andrea Pons Cooper and
husband David of Connelly Springs. Also surviving are her sister, Joyce Walling and
husband Ken of Connelly Springs, granddaughter, Cassidy Cooper, lifelong friend Ada
Teeter of Harkers Island, and beloved cousin Frances Davis of North Wilkesboro. She
also leaves behind nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly, Teresa Clarke and
husband Eric of Connelly Springs, Todd Chapman and wife Sherry of Taylorsville, Steve
Huffman and wife Shea of Hickory, and numerous great and great great nieces and
nephews and also, her very loved canine baby boy Carson.
A celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Burke County Friends for Animals, 417 Kirksey Dr.
Morganton, NC 28655.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at
www.heritagefuneralservice.com .
Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory is assisting the Pons family.

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Heritage Funeral Service
1507 E. Main Street Valdese, NC 28690
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