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Betty Alma (Tolbert) Trippe

April 10, 1937 ~ December 10, 2021 (age 84)


     Betty Alma (Tolbert) Trippe, age 84 of Eldorado, Illinois, formerly of Harrisburg, Illinois, formerly of McCalla, Alabama passed away 11:20 AM, Friday, December 10, 2021 at Saline Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.   

     Betty was born on April 10, 1937 in Harrisburg, Illinois to Bon Daniel and Pauline (Wilson) Tolbert. She married James Leland Trippe, Sr. on June 15, 1958 and he preceded her in death on February 16, 2010. Betty worked as a bookkeeper and was Baptist by faith. She loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

    Betty is survived by four children, son, James Leland Trippe, Jr. and wife, Kathy of Trussville, Alabama; son, Benjamin Matthew Trippe of Eldorado; daughter, Pamela Charles and husband, Stephan of Dowelltown, Tennessee; daughter, Cindy Wentworth and husband, Lance of McCalla, Alabama; grandchildren, Jennifer Markiewicz and husband, Mike of Mascotte, Florida; Brian James Trippe of Trussville, Alabama; Brandy Comer and husband, Matthew of Lebanon, Tennessee; Stephan Charles II and wife, Rebecca of Kent, Washington; Noah Wentworth of McCalla, Alabama; Solomon Wentworth and wife, Alexis, stationed in Germany; Asa Wentworth and wife, Olivia of McCalla, Alabama; six great grandchildren; sister, Zanada Cravens of Mt. Carmel, Illinois and several nieces and nephews.

    Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Nancy Pauline Trippe; daughter, Jamie Leah Trippe; brother Robert “Bob” Tolbert; brother, James Tolbert; brother, Harold Tolbert and sister, Elsie Lewis.

    Graveside services will be held Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 2 PM at Spring Valley Cemetery in Harrisburg, Illinois. Rev. Scott Johnson will officiate and burial will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Spring Valley Cemetery. Envelopes will be available at the cemetery or you can mail your donations to Spring Valley Cemetery, 1835 Blackman Hill Road, Harrisburg, Illinois  62946.

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Graveside Service
December 12, 2021

2:00 PM
Spring Valley Cemetery, Harrisburg, Illinois

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