Geneil Cates Carling went to be with her loving husband on December 10, 2018. She was born July 24, 1933, to Lydia Bruno and William Henry Cates in Preston, NV.
Geneil married Arthur William Carling on January 14, 1950. Arthur brought into their marriage his three children: Arthur E, Anna “Louise” Nelson and Kathleen Brewer. Together, Geneil and Arthur were blessed with four children: Pauline Rollins, Barbara L Skinner, Mary E Gault, Karen G Carling.
Geneil spent her childhood in Preston, NV and went to school in Ely. She received her GED after 9th grade and went to steno-type school in Reno, NV. She worked as a cashier at several grocery stores and as a waitress in a café in Ruth.
After she and Arthur were married, they moved to Old Ruth, NV, and later moved to Ruth. She was an active member in the LDS Church and she taught Sunday School. She went to school to learn how to make porcelain dolls for her children. She loved to crochet blankets and afghans. She enjoyed quilting and bowling. She volunteered as a “Pink Lady” at the Steptoe Valley Hospital gift shop. She was secretary to the American Legion Auxiliary as Arthur was a veteran.
She was survived by 15 Grandchildren, 31 Great-Grand Children and 7 Great-Great Grand children.
Preceded in death by her Husband, Parents, Daughter Pauline Rollins, all of her siblings Aroline Hardt, Ester Coleman, Deloris Cue, Margaret Covert, June Wakeling, Sylvia Miller, Gordon Cates, and Willetta McCowin and two grandsons Jesse Wabbel and John Rollins.
Funeral Services will be Monday, January 14, 2019 at 11AM at The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-Day Saints at 900 Avenue East Ely, Nevada.