Mae Reese Tripp

Mae Reese Tripp, 87, of Halifax died Sunday, March 11, 2012 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Tripp, a native of Halifax County, was the daughter of the late James Cornelius and Maggie Bryant Reese. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Franklin Tripp, and was a life long member of Quankie Baptist Church.

Mrs. Tripp is survived by her two sons, Ronnie Tripp and his wife, Jean, and Danny Tripp and his wife, Cindy, both of Halifax; two sisters, Rachel Harlow and Jeanette Clary, both of Roanoke Rapids; two brothers, Herbert Reese and his wife, Mollie, and J.W. Reese and his wife, Margie, both of Roanoke Rapids; five granddaughters, Sarah Krepp, Mary Vance, Laura Tripp, Kaitlyn Tripp and Allison Tripp; and four great-grandchildren, Abigail Vance, Lydia Vance, Cassie Krepp and Benjamin Krepp.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Quankie Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Howell and Rev. Jerry Boyd officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday, March 12, 2012 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Askew Funeral and Cremation Services in Roanoke Rapids.

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