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Roberta (Bobbie) Trippett

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Roberta "Bobbie" Trippett

Memphis, TN

85, passed away on May 19, 2017 at Methodist Hospital after a long battle with Cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin, daughter to Frank and Betty Sims. She later married William "Bill" Trippett from Columbus, Ohio. After marriage, the couple moved to Memphis, TN. Where she taught Pre School at Raleigh United Methodist Church for 28 years . She enjoyed dancing and reading, but most of all her dog, "Chico". One of her biggest loves was her family trips to the beach. She was a loving mother to her kids, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her by children, Mike Trippett of Bartlett, TN , Jim Trippett of Maryville, TN, David (Sherry) Trippett of Bartlett, TN and daughter, Kim Trippett of Memphis with whom she lived. Seven grandchildren, Heidi (Bryan) Angel of Maui, Hawaii, Chris (Jennifer) Trippett of Oakland, TN, Lauren (Rhett) Butler of Arlington, TN, Wesley (Nicki) Trippett of Knoxville, TN, Matt Trippett of Memphis, TN, John "J.T."Trippett of New York, New York and Brooks Trippett of Maryville, TN; five great-grandchildren, Addyson, Reese, Cate, Jackson and Irie. She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Trippett. Special thank you to Kathy Smith. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Lymphoma Foundation, or .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on May 25, 2017
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