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Geneva Burgess Lankford
Date of Death or Service Dec 16, 2016
 Geneva Burgess Lankford
   Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Eddie Thomas officiating. Visitation will be Thursday evening, December 15th from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  and on Friday December 16th beginning at 12 noon until time of service. Place of rest will be in the Dickson Union Cemetery.

  Geneva Burgess Lankford, age 95 of Dickson died on December 10, 2016 in Nashville at at the home of her daughter, Faye Coles.

  Geneva was born on December 29, 1920 in Humphreys County, TN.  She was a daughter of the late Walter William Burgess and Luella Gunn Burgess.  She was a "Floor Lady" at the former Henry I. Siegel Co. in Dickson,TN.  She was a long time member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Dickson, TN, where she served as a Sunday School teacher for many years. She had a heart of love that was visible in the kindness of her glowing personality. A classy southern lady who wore grace  and dignity  everyday of her life.   She was a true inspiration to her family and friends.    Upon her death she was reunited with her husband of 52 years, William Howard Lankford, and her grandson, John William Coles II.  

  Mrs. Lankford is survived by her daughter, Faye Coles and her husband, William of Nashville; her twin sister, Juanita Roberts of Dickson, and a sister, Glenna L. Vetter of Dickson; great granchildren, Bradley Tanner Coles, Caroline Grace Coles, and Natalie Marie Coles.

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