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Genoveva 'Kinina" Perales, 70, Mercedes, Texas

Genoveva "Kinina" Rivera Perales, 70, of Mercedes, Texas, died at 1:50 p.m. Aug. 20, 2013. She retired to Texas, but had been a lifelong resident of Indiana and lived in Nashville for almost 25 years before moving to Indianapolis in 1990.

She was born on Sept. 11, 1942, in Mercedes to Jesus Maria Rivera and Josefina Vasquez. Genoveva was the mother of one child, Margie Perales Wilson, but raised another daughter, Cynthia Perales.

As residents of Brown County, Genoveva worked with her husband Guillermo (Memo) Perales at Kirt’s Garage on state road 135 for many years. Brown County was their home for a long time.

Genoveva is survived by her daughter, Margie (Calvin) Wilson; brothers and sisters, Ove (Eugenia) Rivera, Maria (Jose) Medelez, Roberto Flores, Johnny January, Mary Jane (Juan) Morales, Sylvia (Benito) Guerra-Hernandez, Jesus Rivera Jr., Paula Flores, Lorenzo Rivera, Seferino Rivera, Delfina R. Villa, Marina R. Jimenez, Leonardo Rivera, Alicia R. Casas, Criselda R. Hernandez, Olga L. R. Hinojosa, Ruben Rivera, Raul Rivera, Dora E. R. Marquez and Reyna M.R. Villareal. She is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces.

Services will be conducted Aug. 31, 2013 at Emmaus Lutheran Church, 1224 Laurel St., Indianapolis, IN 46203. Calling hours will be from noon to 6 p.m., and the memorial service will be at 4 p.m.

  • September 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 1
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 1
    Time for inner peace set at local church
    5:30 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • September 2
    Woodworkers Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 Schoolhouse Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 4
    Farmers market in Bean Blossom
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 12
    Bible camp planned
    8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5802 Old Settlers Road behind Brownie's restaurant
  • September 17
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane