Freddie Grace Triplett age 82 a former resident of Philippi passed away Sunday, July 19, 2009 in Buckhannon at the home of her daughter in Buckhannon, WV where she had resided for the last 10 months . She was born March 13, 1927 in Hendricks, WV the oldest daughter of the late Odis and Bessie (Long) Summerfield of Nestorville, WV. She was twice married first to Thomas Kimbrew and second to Ivan Triplett both who preceded her in death.
Two daughters; Linda Epp of Buckhannon, WV
Virginia Amick of Beaver, WV
Six Sons; Larry Summerfield of Lutz, FL
Clifton Summerfield of Orleans, MI
Thomas Kimbrew of Moatsville, WV
Archer Kimbrew of Grand Junction, CO
Douglas Kimbrew of Brandon, FL
Bryan Kimbrew of Marlinton, WV
Four Sisters; Flora Jones of Slippery Rock, PA
Rachael Gragg of Nestorville, WV
Ruby Kisamore of Montrose, WV
Barbara Steele of Norton, WV
Five Brothers; Carl Summerfield of Beverly, WV
Doyle Summerfield of Nestorville, WV
Walter Summerfield of Philippi, WV
Lonnie Summerfield of Pittsburgh, PA
Roger Summerfield of Belington, WV
26 Grandchildren, 26 Great-Grandchildren and two Great-Great Grandchildren
Mrs. Triplett was preceded in death by one daughter, Bessie Scott; three sons, Charles, Ricky, and Michael Kimbrew; one sister, Alberta Frederick; and four brothers, Jack, Odis, Golden, and Charles Summerfield.
Mrs. Triplett was a Methodist by Faith. During her life she worked as a homemaker, Health-Aide and Baker in several restaurants in the Philippi area. She was best known for her homemade bread, pies, and pastries.
She had a faithful and loyal miniature poodle named, Pooh.
Special thanks from the family to Home Health Care-Givers Diane Miner, and Vonda Simons. Also the family would like to thank Hospice for the care they provided.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi, WV on Tuesday July 21, from 3-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday July 22, from 8:00a.m.-8:00 p.m. and on Thursday July 23 from 8-11:00 a.m. the service hour with Rev Jim Marshall and Speaker Donna Marshall officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain State Memorial Gardens in Elkins. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wrightfuneralhomeservices.com
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Thursday July 23, 2009, 11:00 a.m. at Wright Funeral Home
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