The Duncan Banner


February 17, 2014

Geneva Speer Coons

July 7, 1929 — Feb. 15, 2014

DUNCAN — Former Duncan resident Geneva Speer Coons, 84, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in the Solara Cornerstone Hospital in Muskogee.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m.Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dayton Keesee officiating. Interment will follow at Duncan Cemetery. Services are under direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the funeral home.

Geneva was born on July 7, 1929, in Brush, Colo., to Harold and Eunice Speer. She married Virgil D. Coons on March 2, 1963, in Duncan. He preceded her in death Sept. 30, 1983. Geneva was a bookkeeper and business owner in Orlando, Fla.

She was a faithful member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include two brothers: Paul Speer and wife Patty of Wellston, and Harold Speer and wife Pat of Dallas, Texas; three sisters: Linda Vickers and husband Ray of Farmington, N.M., Janice Kincannon and husband Mark of Ada, and Joan Stanley and husband Pat of San Diego, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Dana Thomas Coons; and sister, Betty Sue Pearson.

Pallbearers will be Scott Rosser, Ben Ogg, Bobby Ogg, Garrett Rosser, Ben Rosser, Bob Ogg and Joe Pearson. Honorary Bearers are Steve Harrison, Harold Weaver and Gary Rosser.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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