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Dan N. Triplett (TSgt.)

July 22, 1933 — November 30, 2021

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

He was born on July 22, 1933, in Benton, Tennessee, to the late John Henry Triplett and Pearl Hinton Keith.  Mr. Triplett 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, 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, Gloria Norman.  Several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends also survive.

A Celebration of Life graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at Old Ocoee Cemetery with USAF Military Honors.

Family and friends will gather from 12:00 p.m. (noon) to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, prior to the service at Higgins Funeral Home.

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

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Arrangements are entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Gathering of Friends and Family

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Old Ocoee Cemetery

TN-314, Benton, TN 37307

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