John B. Trivette (2018-12-27 14:18:43)

John B. "J.B" Trivette, age 91, of North Carolina Highway 194 South, Todd, passed away Wednesday afternoon, December 26, 2018, at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.

"J.B" was born July 13, 1927 in Ashe County, son of the late Herbert and Biddie Taylor Trivette. He was a retired machine operator for Singer Furniture and a member of South Fork Baptist Church.

"J.B" is survived by his wife, Judy Lookabill Trivette; two daughters, Laura Trivette, and Phyllis Taylor and husband Skip, all of Boone; one son, Tim Trivette and wife Tracey of Todd, three sisters, Ruth Seatz of Fayetteville, Gay Turman and Peggy Taylor, both of Salisbury, North Carolina. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Mack and Walter Trivette, and five sisters, Mabel Parsons, Jenny Holman, Mary Trivette, Maude Trivette, and Annie Trivette.

Funeral services for John B. "J.B" Trivette will be conducted Saturday afternoon, December 29, 2018, at 2:00 o'clock, at South Fork Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend David Cooper. Burial will follow in the Howell Cemetery in Todd.

The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at the church, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Howell Cemetery Fund, in care of Larry Trivette, 10918 NC Highway 194 North, Todd, North Carolina, 28684.

Online condolences may be sent to the Trivette family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.