Nelly "Geneva" Tuneburg Flores
Apr 02, 2014 | 1417 views | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Nelly “Geneva” Tuneburg Flores, 72, of Merigold, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at her home.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 2, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the North Cleveland Cemetery. Reverend Keith Bolen will officiate the service.

Geneva was born on March 11, 1942, to Marion and Hassie (Clardy) Tuneburg in Oktibbeha County. She moved to the Bolivar County area in 1964. She was a retired seamstress for Ruleville Manufacturing Company; where she had worked over 25 years. Geneva was an avid reader and a member of Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister who will be missed by her family and friends.

Geneva was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by sons, Chris (Carme) Hull of Cleveland and Manuel Fitzgerald “Gerald” (Bobbie) Flores of Olive Branch; daughter, Amy (Glenn) Vestal of Merigold; brothers, George (Vera) Tuneburg of Greenville, John Tuneburg of West Memphis, Ark., and Joe (Sandra) Tuneburg of Horn Lake; sister, Evelyn O'Neal of Flora; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Bubba Murphy, Glen Vestal, Gale Campbell, Myron Fly, Thomas Glass and Wade Glass.

Honorary pallbearers are her grandsons and great grandsons.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38501

Online guest register may be viewed and signed at