A Time to be Born:
Ange L. Triplett was born to the union of J.T. "Bud" and
Ruby L. Smith. She was born on September 19, 1947, in
Indianola, MS. She was the oldest of 7 children and it
was understood that she was the boss. When their
parents went into town, her siblings would get into fights
amongst themselves ; but, they knew better than to
challenge Ange. Ange was educated in the state of
Mississippi and attended Gentry High school. Early in her
childhood, she developed a love for fashion. It was her
ultimate goal to keep her socks white and her shoes
clean. Her appearance was always perfect. She never
was an outdoors person; but, whenever she ventured
out, her favorite thing to do was to make mud pies and
pretend she lived in the vacant house next door.
A Time to Bloom:
Ange met her husband as a young teen in Indianola,
MS. They relocated to Illinois in 1965. She and her husband
raised their four children and their Granddaughter,
Kassie in North Chicago, IL. Ange was a dedicated
employee of Westvaco's Envelope division for 36 years .
After her retirement, she opened Lorial's Kid Care in 2003.
A Time to Serve:
Ange gave her life to Christ at an early age and later
became a member of Prayer of Garden Church of God
in Christ, along with her mother, in 1976. She served as
the first President of the Senior Choir. She also served as
a teacher in the Prayer and Bible Band.
She was also the teacher for the Jr. Sunday School Class. Her
most recent role in the ministry was Assistant Superintendent of
A Time to Rest:
Ange believed that God was going to heal her on this side of
Heaven or the other. On July 24, 2016, God received her home
and healed her.
A Time to Reflect:
Ange leaves to cherish her memories her husband of over 58
years, Grady Triplett, Sr.; two sons, Quentin and Grady; one
daughter, Trina; 13 grandchildren: Rita, Anthony, Qnisha,
Quesheta, Jeremy, Quentin, LaTisha, Jessica, Timothy Jr., Kassie,
James, Jerrica and Grady III; 24 great-grandchildren; three
sisters, Alice (Walter) Lewis, Jacqueline Smith and Dorothy (Joel)
Murphy; two brothers, Larry Smith and JT (Janis) Jones; eleven
brothers & sisters In-laws AW (Sally) Triplett, Willie James Triplett,
Sylvester Triplett, Fred Triplett, Will Triplett, Jesse Triplett, Lessie
Triplett, Flossie Triplett, Lela Mae Triplett, Angie Triplett and
Margaret Triplett; several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear
friends. Additionally, she has four special friends, whom she
cherished: Vanella Mitchell, Dorothy Ray, Betty Ulmer and
Maureen Moats Berry.
She was preceded in death by her parents, J.T. and Ruby
Smith; two brothers: James Smith and Joe Eddie Smith; a sister,
Loria Harvey; son, Timothy Triplett, Sr. niece, Paris Muhammad;
Father and Mother in-law: Fred and Gertrude Triplett; brothers
inlaw: Arby "Yank" , Arlee and James Triplett.
Saturday, July 30th, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am, Prayer Garden Church of God in Christ
Saturday, July 30th, 2016 11:00am, Prayer Garden Church of God in Christ
Warren Cemetery & Mausoleum