Ellen Triplett Wednesday, July 29, 1931 - Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Ellen Triplett, age 85 of Santa Maria, CA, passed away peacefully
surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. She was
born July 29, 1931 in London, England to Gertrude and Henry Callery.
In 1953, Ellen met and married Rickey G. Triplett who was stationed
with the United States Air Force at Ruislip Air Base in England. Ellen
came to the United States in 1955, first living in Ohio then settling in
California in 1962.
Ellen's love for her family was immeasurable. Her grandchildren and
great grandchildren loved to spend time with her, and she adored
each and every one of them. She was a talented writer of poetry and a
lover of animals. She will be deeply missed by her family.
Ellen is survived by her son Rick and his wife Michele Triplett; 5 grandkids,
Phyllis (Gilbert) Astorga, Rickey (Corey) Triplett, Jesse Triplett, Aubrey
(Murray) Dillon, Max (Theresa) Triplett; 11 great grandchildren, Emma,
Gracie, Jessy, Travis, Aleigha, Jaela, Joshua, Manuel, Natalie, Mershad
and Terrell. She is also survived by her sister Peggy Tillyer and her brother
Jim Callery and numerous nieces and nephews.
A private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be
made to VIVA Cat Shelter, 133 North "D" Street, Lompoc, CA 93436.
Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary.
There is a place where I can go
It's one that you and I both know
When sleep evades, deep in the night
That calm place with the soft warm light
Under a tree with ample shade
Looking down on a gentle glade
Relax my body, relax my mind
Sleep comes, and a peace I find
-Ellen Triplett

Rick and family, I have worked with Ellen for many years.  My everlasting memory is how much she loved her family.  You were all VERY special to her.  Joni Gray

A Truly Wonderful Sister, Aunt & Great Aunt xxx

As her banker I will miss Ellen..thanks dor the Christmas catcus cuttings that I will always remember you by.

My words fail me for once. I loved every minute spent with you.... I'll miss you forever you beautiful lady. With lots of love your nephew Jonathan. Xx

Dear Sweet RuthAnn

May you find the peace and rest you were seeking  Thank you for all your love and kindness  Love you Ellen  Rhonda




God bless you, Ellen.  You were the best dishwashing partner anyone could ask for :) we will miss you and your kind heart. Eternal hugs to you.  Rest In Peace.