Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Phillips Tripp Whitefield are scheduled for 1:00 PM Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Clayborn officiating. Interment will follow at the Salem Cemetery in Liberty. Visitation Wednesday 1-8 PM and Thursday after 10am at Ligon & Bobo.
Mrs. Whitefield, age 83 of Liberty passed away Monday, June 25, 2012, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.
Born April 23, 1929, in Hardin County, Kentucky, she is the daughter of the late Pharoh and Eddie Phillips. She retired from Designs by Norvell and was a member of Cooper's Chapel Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, William Gordon Tripp and Frank Whitefield; daughter, Mary Helen Tripp Keaton; three sisters, Lola Bunch, Elsie Bray, and Ruby Phillips; a brother, Jr. Phillips, and daughter-in-law Rita Tripp of Germany. She is survived by five children, Floyd Tripp, Goldbach, Germany; Kenneth Tripp (Pat), Liberty, TN; Paul Gerald Tripp (Carol), Dowelltown, TN; George Tripp (Linda), Liberty, TN; Rose Mary Tripp, Nashville, TN. She also leaves behind grandchildren; Angela Georgette Tripp, Cassie Leigh Tripp, Heidi Trail Herman, Kenny Tripp, Mary Margaret Tripp, Chris Tripp, Jonathan Tripp, and Michael Tripp. Nine great-grandchildren also survive.
LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME OF LEBANON IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.