ROANOKE RAPIDS — Geraldine Harris Floyd Tripp, 81, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021.

She was born on Jan. 6, 1940, to the late Jessie B. Harris and Jewel Harris. She was also preceded in death by her mother-in-law, that she called “Mama” Louise Floyd; her husband, Wilbert “Pete” V. Floyd; her son, Wilbert “Rocky” V. Floyd Jr.; her grandson, Dustin Wayne Floyd; and her brothers, Joe Harris and Danny Harris.

Geraldine was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who loved the Lord and always walked by faith. She loved gardening, caring for others, music, singing in her church, writing music and she loved writing short children’s stories and always kept a journal. Most of all, Geraldine loved her family unconditionally.

She is survived by her children, Sheila Ferrell and her husband, Doug, of Roanoke Rapids, Angie Gay and her husband, Jamie, of Roanoke Rapids and Tony Floyd and his wife, Kim, of Gaston; her grandchildren, Brian Ferrell, David Ferrell and his wife, Shareen, Troy Ferrell and his wife, Madison, Kris Harris, Todd Harris and his wife, Jenn, Justin Harris and his wife, Carrie, Daniel Floyd and his wife, Robin, Britt-Britt Floyd, Brad Floyd and his wife, Michelle, Ashley Beckett and her husband, Jeff, and Adam Floyd and his wife, Amanda; her great-grandchildren, Taylor Harris, Dallas Harris, Nadia Ferrell, Somer Ferrell, Jasper “Root” Ferrell, Holden Floyd, Corbin Floyd, Madison Floyd, Brantley Harris, Bailey Harris, Paisley Floyd, Kiki Floyd, Owen Floyd, Robbie Floyd, Lyza Floyd and Jase Floyd; her brother, Carlton Harris and Vickie Belangia; her special family, sister-in-law, Jean Harris, Pastor Dennis Joyner and her many friends, especially Betty Deberry and family and her lifelong neighbors; along with her fur baby, “Angel.”

Graveside services will be held at noon Friday, Sept. 17 at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids, with the Rev. Dennis Joyner officiating.

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