Jean Marie Triplett, 88, a former resident of Linneus, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at Morningside Center, in Chillicothe, Mo.
She was born the daughter of Ira Cox and Grace Warner, on June 20, 1924, in Mullen, Nebr.
She was united in marriage to Thomas Lee Triplett on March 15, 1944, at Alpha Baptist Church near Laredo, Mo. He preceded her in death on January 7, 2004.
She was a 1942 Laredo High School graduate. Later in life, she obtained her LPN license. Jean was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church and attended the Christian Church in Laredo. She was a member of DAR, True Blue Club, Meadville Saddle Club, and the Hecla community. She enjoyed playing pitch with the ladies at Morningside, traveling, fishing in Canada, spending her winters in Texas, farming with her husband, and riding horses.
Survivors include three sons, Dick Triplett and wife Shirley of Melton, Fla., Steve Triplett, and wife Joyce, of Browning, Mo., and Paul Triplett, and wife Marsha, of Linneus, Mo.; one sister, Esther Baker of Springfield, Mo.; one sister-in-law, Nola Cox, of Lyndon, Kan.; six grandchildren: Thomas Triplett and wife Theresa of Linneus, Mo., William Triplett and wife Jamie of Prattville, Ala., Lisa Misenheimer and husband Charlie, of Lake of the Ozarks, Mo., Stephanie Murray and husband Mickey of Waynesville, Mo., Jeremy Triplett, and wife Jennifer, of Kansas City, Mo., and Jill Ellinger and husband Ken of Chesterfield, Mo.; 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and close friend, John Raymond of Fulton Beach, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Jerry Allen Triplett; a brother, John Cox; and a sister, Joanne Creason.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, at Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo.
Family visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friends may call from noon until 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alpha Cemetery and/or Mount Olive Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home Chillicothe, Missouri.