Dan Norris Triplett


Dan Norris Triplett (TSgt), 88, of the Oak Grove Community, departed this life on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, with his loving family at his side.

He was born on July 22, 1933, in Benton, to the late John Henry Triplett and Pearl Hinton Keith. He faithfully served our country for 20 years with the United States Air Force. After serving our country with the USAF, Dan came home and was a faithful employee and later retired from the United States Postal Service after 20 years of service.

In addition to his parents, John H. and Pearl Keith Triplett, he was preceded in death by his siblings: Kenneth E. Triplett, Curtis R. Triplett, John T. Triplett, Eva M. Franks, and Bubbles C. Triplett Newman.

Left to cherish the many memories include his beloved wife, Eva Lee Atkins Triplett; five sons: Anthony (Kathy) Triplett, Dan (Anita) Triplett, Christopher Triplett, Gregory (Robin) Triplett, and Kevin Triplett; grandchildren: James Triplett, Justin Triplett, Rebecca Triplett, Catherine (Johnny) Moore, Dan (Jordan) Triplett, CJ Triplett, Courtney Triplett, and Taylor Kate Triplett; siblings: Gena Sampson, and Gloria Norman; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and a host of friends.

A Celebration of Life graveside service was conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at Old Ocoee Cemetery with USAF military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Amvets Tennessee, 617 Napolean Ave., Nashville, TN 37211.

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Higgins Funeral Home of Benton was in charge of arrangements.


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