Dorothy (Tripp) Reddick, my second cousin, was born 7 March 1926and died 13 March 1966 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. She was the oldest child of Elmer R. and Lydia (Martindale) Tripp.
MRS DOROTHY LEE (TRIPP) REDDICK, 40, of 4711 Clift Haven, passed away Sunday in a local hospital. Native Houstonian. Member of Saint Stephen's Methodist Church. Survivors: Husband, Johnny A. Reddick Jr; father, E. R. Tripp; daughter, Sandra Lynn Reddick; sons, John Alvin Reddick, Mark Stevan Reddick; sister, Mrs Carolyn Bradley; brother, Robert D. Tripp; and a number of other relatives. Funeral services 3:30 PM Tuesday, Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Chapel, with the Rev Jack W. Shoultz officiating. Interment in Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery. Pallbearers: Earl Keul, Fred Helfrish, Johnny Bradley, George Jones, Herbert McMillan, Irving Bentz, Warren Eitelbach, Roy Ridgeway. FOREST PARK FUNERAL HOME, 6900 Lawndale Avenue, WAlnut 8-5141."
[Source: Undated obituary for Dorothy Lee (Tripp) Reddick from unidentified newspaper, Spurlock, Mamie Olive (Martindale), Scrapbook, ca 1950-1970; privately held by Cheryl Anne (Chaney) Beaver, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Lone Grove, Oklahoma. 2010. Photocopy in possession of Denise Spurlock.]
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