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Geraldine (Walker) Tolson

December 14, 1934 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 86)


"I shall wear a crown. I shall wear a crown. When it's all over, when it's all over.  I'm going to put on my robe, tell the story how I made it over.  Soon as I get HOME."

Deaconess Geraldine Walker Tolson entered eternal rest on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

Celebration of Life Services will be on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 12 noon in the Beach Rivers Funeral Home Chapel, 310 E. Grice Street, Elizabeth City, North Carolina (services will be live-streamed).  A public walk-through viewing will be on Friday, January 8, 2021 from  5 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home.  We will be adhering to all COVID-19 restrictions.  Mask are required for all services.

Deaconess Tolson leaves to cherish her memories two sons:  Johnnie Ray Tolson (Charisse) of Manassas, Virginia, and Bobby L. Tolson (Denice) of Bowie, Maryland.  Two daughters:  Rita T. Cooper (Ronald) of Bowie Maryland and Jaundice (Nisey) Lawrence (Milton) of Hertford, North Carolina.  One Sister:  Velma B. Welch (Wiley Sr.) of Creswell, North Carolina. Five Grandchildren:  Belinda, Jamal, Taylor, Courtney and Amore and two great grand sons: Dontae' and Carson. One Sister in law: Mildred Walker of Creswell, North Carolina, a Special Friend:  William (Mr. B) Bailey and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

   Beach Rivers is expressing sympathy through sincere service to the Tolson family.

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January 8, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Beach River Chapel
310 E. Grice Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Celebration of Life
January 9, 2021

12:00 PM
Beach Rivers Funeral Service
310 E. Grice Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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