Geraldine Chapman Talley

Obituary of Geraldine "Gerri" Chapman Talley

CHAPMAN TALLEY - Geraldine “Gerri” Of Buffalo. A devoted mother and loving sister. Geraldine Chapman Talley, 62, died Saturday, May 14, 2022 in Buffalo, NY. Gerri was born June 3, 1959 in Grove Hill, Alabama to the late Fannie Beatrice and James Chapman. Gerri loved spending time with family, sitting by the water and baking. Gerri moved to Buffalo, NY in 1971 with her parents and her sister. In 1981, Gerri graduated with a degree in secretarial science from Bryant & Stratton College. Gerri is survived by her children, Genicia Smith, Mark Talley, Jr. (Rosh-Neke D. Talley), and stepdaughter Marquish Jacobs; three sisters and one brother and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many friends. Gerri will be remembered for her beautiful spirit, her dimpled smile and immense love for her family. Relatives and friends are invited to The Mount Aaron Missionary Baptist Church, 540 Genesee Street, Buffalo, New York 14202, on Friday (May 27th) from 10-11 AM. A Funeral Service will immediately follow at 11 AM. Share memories and condolences online at