Shirley Geneva Custis

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Shirley Geneva Custis, 78, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Born Aug. 4, 1937 in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Wesley and Anna (Ferguson) Cottom.

She was a graduate Fontanet High School.

Geneva was a homemaker and had worked at Goodwill Industries in Greencastle for more than 15 years.

She was a member of the Hanna Street Baptist Church.

She is survived by her sons, Terry K. Custis and companion Victoria Baker, and Donnie J. Custis and wife Brenda; daughter Kristi Custis; brother Roy (Rosemary) Cottom; sister Mary (Don) Taylor; brother-in-law Bob Walters; grandsons Joe (Mandi) Custis and Jay Custis; and great-grandchildren, Logan and Owen Custis.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Custis; son Charles Wayne Custis; daughter Penny Custis; her parents; sisters Alma Brown, Leila Simmons, Thelma Walters and Dorothy Cottom; and brothers an infant George, Fred, George, Paul and Joe Cottom.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m on Saturday, March 5 at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle, with interment to follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday, March 4 at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m.

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