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Beulah M. Tripplett

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Beulah M. Tripplett Obituary
Beulah M. Tripplett 1949—2018
Loving Mother, Sister, Grandmother and Friend. Beulah M. Tripplett, 68, transitioned to her heavenly Father's home on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in her home, after a long and courageous battle with illness. Beulah was born November 11, 1949, in Rockford, Illinois, and she was the eldest daughter of the late William and Beola Tripplett. Beulah graduated from West High School and Rockford Business College. She retired from the Rockford Housing Authority after 25 years of service, where she touched the lives of many. Friends and family will miss receiving her loving advice and sound wisdom. Beulah enjoyed serving at her church, shopping and spending time with her family. Beulah is survived by her only daughter, Anissa' (Curtis) Jones; two grandsons, Curtis Oliver Jones, Jr. and Austin William Jones of Chicago, Illinois; siblings, William (Carolyn) Tripplett of Ypsilanti, Michigan, Oscar (Bessie) Tripplett of Rockford, Illinois, Camena Ferguson of Ypsilanti, Michigan, and Michelle (William) Davis of Rockford, Illinois; aunts, Geneva Davis of Rockford, Illinois and Maggie Bolden of Memphis, Tennessee; uncle, Victory (Carol) Bell; and very special nieces and nephews, Joseph, Areic, Khila, Shannon, Brandon, Jimi, TaVanna, Tyler and Chelsie. Preceding her in death were her parents; brother, A.W. (Jimmy) Tripplett; sisters, Anita (Walker) Tripplett and Teresa (Harris) Tripplett; maternal grandparents, Bea and Maggie Bell; paternal grandparents, Ike and Jennie Tripplett; brother-in-law, James Ferguson, Sr.; uncles, Lamar Bell, David Bolden, Ado Davis, Lessie B. Triplett, T.C. Triplett; aunts, Nera Triplett, Ruthann Triplett and Beatrice Triplett; and special friend, Ruby Lambert. Special thanks to Dr. Harvey Einhorn and all the staff at the Swedish American Regional Cancer Center of Rockford, Illinois and Heartland Hospice of Frankfurt, Illinois.
Visitation will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Gomez Chapel A M E Church, located at 1509 Michigan Ave., Rockford, IL. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Gomez Chapel A M E Church. Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements completed by Collins and Stone Funeral Home, 128 S Fifth Street.
Published in Rockford Register Star from May 16 to May 18, 2018
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