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PATRICIA GAIL TRIPPETT, 70, of Glenwood, W.Va., surrounded by her children and grandchildren, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, July 31, 2020. She was born on December 7, 1949, in Huntington, a daughter of the late Harlan and Edna Dean. She is also preceded in death by her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Robert Trippett Sr. and Zadie Trippett, and by two brothers, Jamie Dean and Carl Dean, and by one grandson. She is survived by the father of her children, Robert Trippett Jr.; two daughters, Karen Johnson (Rick) and Teresa Chapman (Larry); two sons, Danny Trippett (Cleo) and Jake Trippett (Melissa); four sisters, Mary McCallister (David), Margie Shull (Hank), Debbie Scarberry (Kenny) and Linda Gilfilen (Delbert); grandchildren, Kayla Boling (Terry), Amber Stevens (Kevin), David Scott, Caitlin Trippett, Kenzie Trippett (Drake Starkey), Madison Trippett (Caiden Spears); two very special great-grandchildren, Kristin Faith Boling and Layne Andrew Stevens; several special nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Pt. Pleasant Hospice and her nurse, Kelly, for all of their love and care. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton, with Pastors Howard Henry and Dorrin Garrett officiating. Burial will follow in Greenbottom Memorial Park, Lesage. Friends may visit from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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