Geneva Latreal <I>Steward</I> Releford

Geneva Latreal Steward Releford

Kibler, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA
Death 23 Mar 1980 (aged 63)
Poteau, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 7370597 · View Source
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Geneva Latreal Steward Releford, daughter of the late William Steward and Mrs. Savannah Steward was born July 23, 1916, in Kibler, Arkansas. She attended A.M.E. Methodist Church during her early childhood. She attended Newtown Elementary School, a graduate of Lincoln High School in fort Smith, Arkansas. A language and English major while attending Phalander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas. She taught school at Cane Hill, Arkansas.

In 1936 she married the late James Roy Releford in Van Buren, Arkansas. To this union four children were born. later she joined Saint Matthew Baptist Church where she remained until her death.

Sister Releford deprted this life Sunday, March 23, 1980, at a local hospital. She leaves to mourn her death, two sons, her mother, three step-sons, two step-daughters, eighteen grandchildren and a hosts of relatives and friends.

The headstone picture was contributed by TONIA HOLLEMAN who has been working on a project of documenting Stones and abandoned cemeteries in Crawford County, Arkansas. If you have any additional information or corrections you can e-mail Tonia at

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  • Created by: Ronald Walton
  • Added: 20 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7370597
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Geneva Latreal Steward Releford (23 Jul 1916–23 Mar 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7370597, citing Beal Cemetery, Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Ronald Walton (contributor 9245992) .