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.
"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."
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