Ethel Triplett

Published 5:31 pm Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Mrs. Ethel Mae Triplett, 92, died Sunday morning December 20, 2015 at her home in rural Simpson County.

Services for Mrs. Triplett were held on Thursday December 24,2015 at St. Peter M. B. Church, with Rev. Danny Triplett officiating. Interment was in the Church’s cemetery, with Laird Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Triplett was the daughter of the late Lewis Coleman and the late Mattie Williams Coleman of Men denhall.

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At an early age she joined the St. Peter Church and remained a member until her death. Mrs. Triplett served her Lord and Church as an usher for many years.

As a young woman, Mrs. Triplett married the late Hennan Bradford, and to this union one child was born.

Later in life, she married the late Roger Triplett, and to this union six children were born, two of whom preceded her in death.

Mrs. Triplett’s survivors include five children, Linda (Ezell) Williams of New Hebron, Shelia (Carl) Gray, Beverly Triplett, Roger Triplett, Jr., and Danny Triplett, all of Magee; two sisters, Pattie (Elroy) Traxler of Indianapolis, IN and Ruthie Coleman of Detroit, MI; three brothers, Rev. James Coleman of Chicago, IL, Thornell Coleman and J. C. Coleman, both of Magee; nine grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.