Geneva Trivette

Obituary of Geneva Sue Trivette

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Geneva Sue 'Betty' Trivette, age 78, of Lexington, passed away Wednesday evening, April 12, 2023 at Atrium Wake Forest Wilkes Medical Center. Born February 4, 1945 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Lemmie Frank and Clara Hicks Trivette. Betty can be described as a sincere, caring, giving, funny and fun loving lady who loved children and enjoyed her vehicles, Cheerwine, fireworks, and especially her little dog, 'Buffy'. Betty is survived by her sister, Janice Trivette Coffey of Clemmons and brothers, Rev. Richard Trivette and wife, Margaret, and Dean Trivette and wife Pauline, all of Banner Elk, and Roy Trivette and wife, Connie of Lexington; sister-in-law, Mary Trivette of Banner Elk; six nieces, Patricia Hurst, Rebecca Bivens, Tammy Colbert, Angela Cooper, Kriston Jolly and Stephanie Platt; and three nephews, Mark Coffey, David Trivette and Brandon Trivette. Several great nieces and nephews and special friends, Katie and Beth Lemly also survive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Marvin David Trivette; brother-in-law, Howard Coffey; nephew, Stevie Trivette and great nephew, Nathan Bivens; great nieces, Jessica Talley and Janet Coffey; and brother-in-law, Howard Coffey. Funeral services for Betty Trivette will be conducted Monday afternoon, April 17th at 2:30 at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Richard Trivette. Ms. Trivette will lie in state at Austin & Barnes from 10 until 2:30, prior to services. Graveside services will follow at the Trivette Family Cemetery, 4134 Andy Hicks Road, Banner Elk. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Memorial Processing, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Watauga Humane Society, PO Box 1835, Boone, NC 28607. Online condolences may be shared at the website Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Trivette family.
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