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