Genetta F. Cook

December 9, 1944 - October 25, 2021
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Genetta F. Cook, age 76 of Van Wert and formerly of Lima, passed at 11:0 p.m., Monday, October 25, 2021 at Van Wert Manor. She was born December 9, 1944 in Fondee, Kentucky to the late Roy Kenneth and Lillian Christine Presley Norton. In 1988 she married Petrel Cook who died in 1998.

Mrs. Cook was a homemaker and had worked as a nurse’s aid at area nursing homes. She enjoyed going to church and found it very relaxing working in the garden.

Genetta is survived by 3 sons – Joseph Lee McHugh, Jr. of Lima; Thomas Roy McHugh of Lima; Jeffery Allan (Chrissy) McHugh of Van Wert; 2 daughters – Christina Faye McHugh of Lima; Melissa Rose (Eric) Jones-Batman of Lima; 8 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 1 brother-Ronnie Lee (Jane) Norton of Celina; 4 sisters – Lois (Bill) Preston of Pique; June (Don) Bricker of Wapakoneta; Poinsettia Guidry of Manassas, GA; Wanda (Larry) McNaughton of St. Marys.

She was preceded in death by her former husband – Joseph HcHugh; 3 brothers – Aubrey Roy Norton, Mark Lyn Norton and Johnny Allan Norton.

A gathering of friends and family will be 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Monday, November 1, 2021 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.
Burial of her cremated remains will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Donor’s Choice.

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Date: Monday, November 1, 2021

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806


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Born: December 9, 1944
Died: October 25, 2021

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Wanda posted on 10/29/21

She will be missed. She looks so much like Mom in that photo. She was always such a good big sister. Wish we could’ve had more time .but she will be greeted by her mom and dad and her brothers we love you Genneta.. you will never be forgotten.💕


Corinna Pierstorff posted on 10/28/21

She looks so much like grandma I love you so much Aunt Genetta you are definitely going to be missed!


Tammy Maynard posted on 10/28/21

Rest peacefully 2nd mama.


Tammy Maynard posted on 10/28/21

Gonna miss ya my 2nd mama.Love ya always.


Sharon Baker posted on 10/28/21

Jeff so sorry to hear the loss of your mother.thoughts and prayers to u and the family.love u