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Velva G. (Forrester) Tribble

December 4, 1931 ~ December 17, 2021 (age 90)

Obituary

Funeral services for Velva G. Forrester Tribble, age 90 of Lula, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Austin Kelley will officiate with interment to follow the service in Enon Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, prior to the service from 12:30 PM until 1:45 PM.

Mrs. Tribble passed away December 17, 2021 following a period of declining health.

Born in Lula, Georgia on December 4, 1931, Mrs. Tribble was the daughter of the late Garland and Lillie Mae Myers Forrester.  She was retired from Guilford Mills where she faithfully worked for over 29 years.  Mrs. Tribble was extremely loyal to her family; her children and grandchildren were the center of her life.  She enjoyed traveling cooking and playing cards, but most of all she loved to laugh and have fun with her family.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Tribble is preceded in death by her husband of 68 years Joseph Preston Tribble; sons Marty Rucker Tribble and Timothy Thomas Tribble; daughter Lora Lynn Tribble Thompson; great granddaughter Anna Grace Jones; son in law Phillip Barrett; brothers Huel Forrester, Verden Forrester, Jimmy Forrester and Larry Forrester; as well as sister Omazell Carter.

Survivors include daughter and son in law Rita Tribble Smith Walker and David Walker of Alto; daughter LaBrada Tribble Barrett of Clarkesville; grandchildren and their spouses Ryan (Melodi) Smith of Dahlonega; Amanda Smith of Flowery Branch; Bradley (Angela) Barrett of Clarkesville; Jeremy Barrett of Alto; Amy  (Kerry) Autry of Lula; Erin (Charles) Gunti of Buford; Vanessa (Edward) Marcus of Cornelia; Christopher (Lyndsay) Tribble of Gillsville; and Tonya (Jack) Jones of Dahlonega; sister Sheila Forrester Roberts of Kinston, North Carolina; brothers and their spouses Tex (Barbara) Forrester of Gainesville and Emory (Joyce) Forrester of Lula; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, cousins and in-laws.

An online guest book is available for the Tribble family by visiting www.hillsidememorialchapel.com .

Funeral arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 22, 2021

12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 22, 2021

2:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

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