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Genevieve R. Tapp

Genevieve R. Tapp, age 88, of Erwin, passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022 at Four Oaks Healthcare Center in Jonesborough. A native of Lundy, SC, Genevieve is a daughter of the late Earcil David and Ruth (Davis) Robertson.  She was a member of Ninth Street Baptist Church and enjoyed camping.  In addition to her parents, Genevieve is preceded in death by her husband, James Arthur Tapp; son, David Lynn Tapp; four brothers and one sister.


Genevieve R. Tapp has left behind to cherish her memory: grandchildren: Brian Tapp and wife, Whitney, Emily Day and husband, Jason and Matthew Tapp; great-grandchildren: Mikayla Tapp Miller and husband, Cameron, Chelsea Day Gilbert and husband, Cade, Baileigh Day, Madison Day, Rhett Day and Brady Tapp; and several nieces and nephews.


The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Genevieve R. Tapp in a committal service to be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 in Evergreen Cemetery. Pastor Carl Connelly will officiate. Those attending should meet at Evergreen Cemetery by 12:50 pm on Wednesday for the service.  Serving as active pallbearers will be: Brian Tapp, Jason Day, Matthew Tapp, Daryl Price, Kevin Horton and Dennis Peterson.  Honorary pallbearers will be Joseph Tate and Jim Carver.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Genevieve’s name to Ninth Street Baptist Church, 310 9th Street, Erwin, TN 37650.


Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at or on Facebook at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Genevieve R. Tapp through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.