Cornelia (Granny) TRIPLETT

News Death Notice

TRIPLETT, Cornelia "Granny" age 78, of Dayton, departed this life on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. She was one of nine children born May 6, 1935 to the late Bennie and Sallie Gilmore in Greenwood, S. C. She is also preceded in death by her brothers, Shylow and Bennie Gilmore and sisters, Sallie Gilmore and Mary Riley. Survivors include her son, Robert W. Gilmore of Dayton, OH; sisters, Alice Tyson and Louise Smith of Columbus, OH, Ethel Bates of Anderson, S. C. and Ann Miller of Dayton, OH; grandchildren, Robert W. Gilmore Jr. of Dayton, OH and Tracey Lynn Martin of Hiram, GA; great grandchildren, Remi' R. Gilmore Jr. and Elle W. Gilmore, Kamile DePriest and Jameel Johnson, and a host of other relatives and friends, including her beloved church family. Funeral services 12:00 Noon, SATURDAY, February 15, 2014 at MT. ZION CHURCH OF GOD HOLINESS, 630 Blaine St. Elder Willie J. Taylor, Pastor, with Elder John Wheeler, officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment: West Memory Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Thomas Funeral Home, 4520 Salem Ave. On-line condolences may also be sent to the family at

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Thomas Funeral Home
4520 Salem Avenue  Trotwood, OH 45416

Published in Dayton Daily News on Feb. 13, 2014