Sarah Tripp

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Sarah Wilanna Watson Tripp, 90, widow of Clarence Lester Tripp, passed away November 4, 2018.


A native of Hendersonville, North Carolina, daughter of the late Verner Tobe and Mamie Stancil Watson, she was a member of Brushy Creek Baptist Church.


Surviving are two daughters, Sara Jean “Jeannie” Tripp of the home and Julia Ann Cappelmann of Sumter; a son, Kenneth Earl Tripp (Zoe) of Orangeburg; one sister, Winnifred Bruce of Aiken; nine grandchildren, Tige Tripp, Laura Carlstrom, Justin Cappelmann, Kristen Gallman, Tripp Cappelmann, Tyler Cappelmann, Sarah Katy Cappelmann, Hunter Cappelmann and Noah Tripp; and 14 great-grandchildren.


She was predeceased by one son, Clarence L. Tripp, Jr.; a brother, Arvyn Watson; and one sister, Eleanor Griffith.


A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at The Wood Mortuary, conducted by Dr. Ralph Carter.  


Visitation will be held 2-3:45 p.m. Wednesday at The Wood Mortuary.


The family is at the home.


Online condolences may be made at


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