November 16, 1931 - October 27, 2021
Geraldine “Gerrie” M. Tackett, age 89, of Saint Cloud, Florida went to her Heavenly Father in peace on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. She was born in Hyden, Kentucky on November 16, 1931. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Saint Cloud, Florida for over forty-nine years. She also served as the Sunday School Teacher of Joy Sunday School Class for twenty-nine plus years. A proud member of Chapter “L” P.E.O. Sisterhood, Saint Cloud and one of the original members that started up the Saint Cloud Community Food Pantry. Gerrie was a Teacher Extraordinaire having taught Elementary grades for over thirty-three years in Kentucky, Ohio, Mississippi, and Florida. Her love and memories will be cherished by her loving and devoted husband, Torreon “Shorty” Tackett (St. Cloud, Florida); son, Jeff Asher (Crossville, Tennessee); daughter, Kim Asher Beekman and her husband Willard (St. Cloud, Florida), daughter-in-law, Karma Tackett (St. Cloud, Florida); brother, Richard “Dickie” Melton and his wife Thelma (Hayden, Kentucky); grandchildren, Todd C. Asher and his wife Carrie, Ryan G. Asher and his wife Keesha, David G. Asher and his wife Janessa, Lee A. Beekman and his wife Jada, Cami R. Jones and her husband Will, Mathew Barker, Wren A. Tackett, and Claire J. Tackett; great grandchildren, Madison, Noah, TJ, Lily Asher, Kennedy and Kenzie Kohrs, Reagan, Peyton, Carson Asher, Dean Carter, Rya Rose Asher, Eilish A. Beekman, and Thomas W. Jones; great great grandchildren, Aiden Asher and lots of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Marie Melton; daughter, Eugenia “Genia” Asher; son, Alna Carl “AC” Tackett; brother, Robert “Bobby” Melton; sister, Glenna; and brother-in-law, Don Mosley. Friends are cordially invited to a Celebration of Geraldine’s Life with the family on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 2:00pm at HeartCry Chapel, 5225 Irlo Bronson Highway, Saint Cloud, Florida 34771. In lieu of Flowers, please make a donation to Cornerstone Hospice, 2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares, Florida 32778.
Geraldine “Gerrie” M. Tackett, age 89, of Saint Cloud, Florida went to her Heavenly Father in peace on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. She was born in Hyden, Kentucky on November 16, 1931. She was a member of the First Baptist Church... View Obituary & Service Information
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