We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Kelsey Funeral Home
Our dearly beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Friend, and Neighbor, Geraldine Cornelia Stroud Little, at the age of 90, peacefully surrendered her earthly body to the Lord for a new eternal and heavenly body on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at Atrium Health, Stanly, Albemarle, North Carolina.
Geraldine was born July 22, 1931, in Albemarle, North Carolina, to the late Samuel and Viola Hamilton Stroud; and was lovingly reared by the late Ernest and Cornelia May. She was married and preceded in death by her husband, Joe Little, and to their union, raised five children.
She was educated in the Stanly County Public Schools and retired from Collins & Aikman Corporation, Albemarle.
Geraldine accepted her Lord and Savior at an early age and was a faithful life-long member of Union Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Albemarle, where she served as Class Leader, Missionary and Historian.
She was affectionately known and loved. She delighted in being able to celebrate the special moments of family and friends; and was always willing to lend a helping hand and be a blessing to others.
Geraldine was also preceded in death by her siblings: John Hamilton, Earl Stroud, Galatia Stroud, Hopie Wall, and Ernestine Stroud.
Many happy, cherished, and fond memories reside in the hearts of her family. Survivors are her children: Linda (Garry) Lewis, Kathy (George) Hoyle, Bonnie (Wayne Sr.) Proctor, Patricia (Timothy) Greene, and Joseph (Daria) Little; stepson, Melvin (Earnestine) Little; grandchildren: George Hoyle Jr., Wayne Proctor II, Samuel (Delicia) Lewis, Miles Proctor, Philip Proctor, Timothy Quenton Greene, Joseph Little II, and Kelci Little; great grandchildren: Milayah Proctor, Isabella Proctor, Samuel Lewis Jr., Noah Proctor, and Johanna Lewis; sister, Doretha Smith. Special friends: Mrs. Alice Davis and Mr. Billy Nesbit; a host of relatives and friends.