Geraldine Harris, lovingly known as Gerry and Mom-Ger, passed away Tuesday January 31, 2023 in Virginia Beach at the age of 82. She was born January 7, 1941 in Pennington Gap, VA to Perry Jackson (Jack) and Lydia Maybelle (May) Gibson Biggs.
She was married to Thomas J. Harris from April 1960-1982. Their marriage brought forth two children, Thomas Jeffrey in March 1964 & Janet Gail in May 1966. She loved to sew and cook, and was famous for her fried chicken, pinto beans and cornbread that she loved to make for all of her friends and family. She worked for 20 years at The Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club, where she enjoyed her coworkers and many, many members. Gerry had a sharp, witty sense of humor. Her laugh will always be remembered.
She was predeceased by her parents and her 12 older brothers and sisters. Left to cherish her memory is her son, Thomas Jeffrey Harris; daughter, Janet Gail Harris Francisco (Gary Alan Francisco); 3 grandsons, Cody Reynolds, age 32, Colton Francisco, age 26, and Dillon Francisco, age 20; and great-granddaughter, Everleigh Elise Francisco, age 2; and her lifelong friend, Debbie Lamborn. As the youngest of 13 children, she has numerous loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 24, 2023 at 11:00 AM, at Altmeyer Funeral Home – Southside Chapel, 5033 Rouse Dr., Virginia Beach.
Dear Janet and Jeff – I am so sorry for your loss. I love you both.
Janet and Jeff, I am sorry to hear of the passing of my aunt Gerry….. I sure loved her and I know that she loved me! She was a barrel of fun always to be around. Soon and very soon we shall be together again. We are praying for you both and I do apologize that I will not be able to make the trip. Love you guys!
Jeff an Janet,
I am truly sorry for the passing of your Mom. The entire family brought forth by our grandparents are all together, again. Someday and soon, there will be a reunion. Until then….
Aunt Gerry, the last one born, the last to leave. We loved you, all of your country wide neices and nephews. 💔❤