Geraldine “Jerry” Ambrose Alligood, age 88, passed away on Friday April 30, 2021 at home, surrounded by her loving family. A celebration of life service will be held 11:00 am, Thursday, May 6, 2021 in the chapel of Joseph B. Paul, Jr. & Washington Funeral & Cremation with a private burial to follow. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm ~ 8:00 pm, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Alligood was born in Beaufort County on November 12, 1932 the daughter of the late Fenner Isaac Ambrose ad Lola Bowen Ambrose. She was married to John “Tool Man” Cotton Alligood whom preceded her in death. Mrs. Alligood was a member of Everett’s Church of Christ. Geraldine was known for her love of her grandchildren, Jason Alligood and Jonathan Alligood.
Mrs. Alligood is survived by her son Marvin E. Alligood and wife Belinda of Washington, NC and daughter Diane A. Mosorjak and husband Greg of Fuquay Varina, NC. She is also survived by one sister Isabelle Cantrell and husband John of Washington, NC, three brothers: Sherrell R. Ambrose and wife Linda of Asheboro, NC; Fenner Earl Ambrose and wife Faye of Sturgis, Michigan and Linwood G. Ambrose and wife Gloria of Washington, NC. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by three sisters: Marie A. Boyd, Shirley Joyce Ambrose and Linda Ambrose Johnson and a brother Denby Ambrose.
The family would like to thank the staff nurse Tina Ayers and care partner Velva Thompson at Community Hospice, 222 W. Stewart Parkway #100, Washington, NC 27889 for the wonderful comfort and service they provided to Mrs. Alligood.
The family request memorial donations be made to The Arc of Beaufort County, PO Box 1242, Washington, NC 27889 by www.tmcfunding.com/funds/in-loving-memory-of-geraldine-alligood/5544/ .
Joseph B. Paul Jr. & Washington Funeral & Cremation is assisting the Alligood family.
Celebration of Life
Joseph B. Paul, Jr. & Washington Funeral & Cremation - Directions
4500 Hwy 264 E., Washington, NC 27889 T:252-975-4500
- Wednesday, May 5, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM