Elfreda Tripplett


STAR CITY — Elfreda Lee “Freda” Taubert Triplett, age 78, of Star City, died Saturday, March 1, 2014. She was born May 24, 1935 at Jamestown, Tenn., a daughter of the late George Hutczell Taubert and Flora Mae Voiles Taubert. Her first husband, Don Garrett predeceased her in 1983. Also preceding her in death are a brother, Bernard Taubert, and a sister, Bernice Campbell.

Mrs. Triplett moved to Ark. in 1985. She worked as a beautician for a number of years before starting work at the Arkansas Department of Correction as an accountant. She oversaw the amount of vegetables produced and shipped out by the prisons before retiring in 2003.

Survivors include her husband, Henry Eugene “Gene” Triplett, whom she married on November 8, 1985 at Rison; two sons, Larry Garrett and Ethan Garrett; two sisters, Eula Williams and Louise Harrison Smith; three step-children, Delores Benedict, Beverly Leonard, and Randy Triplett; and two step-granddaughters.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. at Shannon Road Baptist Church in Pine Bluff with Brothers Josh Blevins and Gene Murdock officiating. Interment will follow in Hickory Grove Cemetery at Star City by Fuller Hale-South Funeral Services. Visitation will be Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. at the church.

Memorials may be made to Shannon Road Baptist Church, 6817 Shannon Road, Pine Bluff, Ark. 71603.

Online condolences: FullerFunerals.com