Geneva M. Tutwiler, 85 of Dallas City, Illinois, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the Maple Grove at Hancock Village, Carthage, Illinois.
Geneva was born on July 23, 1934 in Durham Township the daughter of Allen and Dorothy Severns Thompson. On June 26, 1954 she married Lawrence E. “Tut” Tutwiler in Durham. He preceded her in death on January 5, 1999.
Geneva was a 1952 graduate of Dallas City High School. Following high school she attended Bill Hill’s School of Cosmetology. Geneva owned and operated her own beauty shop for more than 40 years. She was member of the Dallas City United Methodist Church and later the Durham United Methodist Church. She was active in the community, helping with the blood mobile and many civic activities.
Survivors include one son, Ron (Connie) Tutwiler of Dallas City; two brothers, Rich Thompson of Hamilton, Illinois and Larry Thompson of Macomb, Illinois. Also surviving is one niece and three nephews.
Mrs. Tutwiler was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter, Sandra Bustamate; one granddaughter, Jessamee Bustamate and one brother, Gary Thompson.
The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Dallas City, with Rev. Diane Duncan officiating. Burial will be in the Durham Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.
A memorial fund has been established for the Durham United Methodist Church. To leave a condolence, please visit Geneva’s obituary at banksandbeals.com.