The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

August 11, 2013



TARBORO — TARBORO — Joseph Lee’Joe” Tripp, 82 died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Funeral services were held Sunday at Carlisle Funeral Home with the Rev. Julian Thompson and the Rev. Jim Ellis officiating. Burial was in Edgecombe Memorial Park.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Venietia Stocks Tripp;sister, Josephine Tripp and a niece, Tywanna Baker Bailey.He is survived by his loving family, including his wife of 59 years, Minnie Doris Davis Tripp; daughters, Cathy Tripp Turner and husband, Linwood, of Nashville, JoAnne Tripp, Tarboro;sons, Michael Tripp of Tarboro,      Billy Tripp of Grimesland,      Sgt. Steven Tripp of the U. S. National Guard and wife, Joyce, of Tarboro; sister, Sudie Mae Baker of High Point; grandsons, Christopher Turner, Brandon Turner, Jonathan Turner and wife, Megan, all of Nashville, and Joseph Gray Gupton; Tarboro; granddaughters, Elaine Todd and husband, Shawn, of Macclesfield, Valerie Andrews and husband, Stephen, of Tarboro; great-grandsons, Zachery Dale Kinnin, Eric Kinnin and Caiden Jacob Westpall; great-granddaughters, Ashley Coggins, Brittane Coggins and Angel Baker.

The family received friends at Carlisle Funeral Home Saturday and other times at the home 269 Rest A Bit Road, Tarboro.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc. of Tarboro.Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting