Nora Tripp

Tuesday, March 29, 2005

ANNA, Ill. -- Nora Marie Tripp, 92, of Anna died Monday, March 28, 2005, at the home of a son.

She was born Jan. 26, 1913, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Elijah O. and Annie C. Smoot Earnhart. She and Henry Earl Tripp were married April 27, 1933, in Anna. He died Nov. 24, 1982.

Tripp was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Henry Tripp Jr. of Dongola, Ill.; a sister, Isabel Butson of Anna; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, a grandson, a great-grandson, four brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill., from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tim Sadler officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery.