Obit: Geneva Risko

Obit: Geneva Risko

February 23rd, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Geneva Dickerson Risko, 89, Passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Newnan Piedmont Medical Center in Newnan, Ga.Mrs. Risko lived in the Chattanooga area most of her life. She retired from DuPont with 25 years of service. She was an active member of the Lake Hills Church of Christ for many years and later the East Ridge Church of Christ after moving to the East Ridge Retirement Center. Most recently Mrs. Risko lived in the Garrison Assisted Living of Baptist Manor near Atlanta, and was a member of Peachtree City Church of Christ.Mrs. Risko was preceded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Jim Dickerson; her husband John Risko; son, Price W. Quarles Jr.; and brother Ted Dickerson.Survivors include daughter, Charlotte Quarles Justice, of Newnan, Ga.; son, George Risko, of Atlanta; sister Ophelia Fults, of Altamont, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Mandy Noble, of Memphis, Courtney Knight of Pottsboro, Texas, and James Quarles of Georgetown, Texas; and seven great-grandchildren.Services will be 2 p.m. CST. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Altamont Church of Christ in Altamont, Tenn., with Minister Edgar C. Beard officiating.Burial will be in Altamont City Cemetery.The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. CSTon Sunday at the church.Online condolences may be made at www.cumberlandfuncralhome.net.Arrangements provided by Cumberland Funeral Home Monteagle, Tenn.