Funeral services for Lena Merchant Triplett, 90, of Leland will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Boone Funeral Home, Leland. She died Sunday, October 7 at Delta Regional Medical Center. Burial will be in the Leland-Stoneville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.
She was born at Midnight, MS and graduated from Silver City High School. She married Clyde Triplett making their home in Leland where she worked for Bellsouth before going to work with England Motor Company for 40 years before retiring. Mrs. Triplett was a member of the Eastern Star and the Good Sams Travel Club. She was also a member of the First Baptist Church in Leland.
She is survived by her husband, Clyde A. Triplett of Leland; two sons, Clyde A. Triplett, Jr. (Pattie) of Leland and Robert Lance Triplett (Cindy) of Greenville; a sister, Pandora M. Oliver of Bossier City, LA; three grandchildren, Robert Lance Triplett, Jr. of Greenville, Meghan Lane Triplett of Newnan, GA and Merideth Lynn Triplett of Greenville, SC and three great grandchildren, Carson Mack Triplett, Kaylee Lynn Shackleford and Aubrey Kate Shackleford.
There will be a visitation one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.