Beulah Watson Triplett
Mrs. Beulah Watson Triplett, 85, of 2858 Old U.S. Highway 421 South, Boone, died Sunday morning, April 15, 2012, at her home.
Mrs. Triplett was born December 23, 1926, in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Thomas J. Watson and Belle Greene Watson. She was a retired cook for Parkway Elementary School, and a member of Mount Ephriam Baptist Church.
Mrs. Triplett is survived by one son, Roy T. Triplett and wife, Carolyn, of Vilas; three daughters, Mary Evalee Hodges and husband, Worley, and Wanda Bowman and husband, Ron, all of Lenoir, and Bertha T. Wilson and husband, Phil, of Vilas; two sisters, Reba Herman of Vilas and Betty Watson Hollars of Boone; one brother, Arlie Watson of Boone; three granddaughters, Lisa Parson, Anita Watson and Melanie Wilson; and five grandsons, Terry Hodges, Steve Hodges, Mark Hodges, David Beck and Jordan Triplett. She is also survived by nine great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Verlon Lee Triplett; one granddaughter, Sherry Gale Beck; one sister, Anna Mae Hollars; and five brothers, Burl, Frank, Fred, Allie and O.C. Watson.
Funeral services for Mrs. Beulah Watson Triplett will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Westview Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Zane Tester and the Rev. Robert Hicks Jr. Burial will follow in Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to High Country Health Care System/Hospice, 400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 100-B, Boone, North Carolina 28607, or online at http://www.highcountryhospice.org.
Online condolences may be sent to the Triplett family at http://www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.