Sunday, May 6, 2012

Sunday's Obituary - Mrs. Lydia B. Tripp

Lydia Belle Martindale Tripp was my first cousin once removed, the daughter of my paternal grand-uncle Walter Ivan Martindale; she died 4 July 1966. I do not remember ever meeting her.

Undated obituary for Mrs. Lydia B. Tripp from unknown newspaper,
Spurlock, Mamie Olive (Martindale), Scrapbook, ca 1950-1970;
privately held by Cheryl Anne (Chaney) Beaver, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,]
 Lone Grove, Oklahoma. 2010. Photocopy in possession of Denise Spurlock. 

"MRS LYDIA B. TRIPP, 56, of 1311 Melbourne, died Monday. A member of the Methodist Church. Survivors: Husband, Mr E. R. (Diby) Tripp, two daughers, Mrs John A. Reddick, Mrs Robert Bradley; one son, Mr Robert D. Tripp; four sisters, Mrs Marie Rosson, Mrs Doris Laughlin, Mrs William Siebe, Mrs William Knast; two brothers, Mr A. C. Martindale, Mr D. H. Martindale, all of Houston; eight grandchildren. Services 10 AM Wednesday Heights Chapel with the Rev Jack Schoultz officiating. Interment Forest Park Lawdale Cemetery. HEIGHTS FUNERAL HOME, UNderwood 2-8844."

© 2012 Denise Spurlock

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