|Birth: ||Oct. 29, 1876|
|Death: ||Aug. 11, 1961|
Mrs. Paulina Ella Tripp, 84 years old, a long-time resident of the Black Oak community, died early last Friday, August 11,1961 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jeanette Galbraith, 4223 Oak Street, Kansas City.
She was born October 29, 1876, at Black Oak, the daughter of William Holder and Paulina Davis, early settlers of the community. Her father was one of the builders of the Black Oak church.
As a small child she joined the Black Oak Methodist church and kept her membership there. She was also a charter member of the Royal Neighbors Sunday School class of the Braymer Methodist church. Mrs. Tripp daily read her Bible and church publications as long as her eyesight permitted.
She was married Febrary 27, 1896 to Charles Allen Tripp, who died March 23, 1946. Eight of their eleven children survive. They are seven daughters, Miss Note A. Tripp, Chicago; Mrs. LaRue Guthals, Clovis, New Mexico; Mrs. Chloe Bryant Holtville, Calif.; Mrs. Wavah McBee, 821 Bales Court, Kansas City; Mrs. Edna Rodler, 1215 East Twenty-first avenue, North Kansas City; Mrs. Ruth Lauver, Topeka, Kansas; Mrs. Galbraith, and a son, Bradford H. Tripp, 7716 Troost avenue, Kansas City.
Preceding her in death were three daughters; Mrs. Ila Archer, Nampa, Idaho; Mrs. Nannie Michael, Carrollton, Mo.; and Emma Tripp, who died as an infant.
Mrs. Tripp was double blesed in living to see 25 of her children's children and 30 great grandchildren.
Even in failing health in recent years she continued to send gifts and cards to her family and friends on their birthdays, Easter and Christmas. A personal note as mother and grandmother was always added to the cards.
Mrs. Tripp had been in ill health since she suffered a stroke in October, 1949. She suffered another strock about a week before her death. Mrs. Tripp had lived in Kansas City with her daughter since 1945 when Mr. Tripp became ill.
She had many friends in Black Oak and Braymer and was always interested in them and their families. During the years she lived in Kansas City, she made friends with everyone who came to visit her. Visitors were inspired and their hearts touched by her faith in God and human nature and her uncomplaining outlook on life.
Funeral services were conducted at the Black Oak Methodist Church by Dr. Cassius English Street, pastor of the Community Congregational Church, Kansas City. She was buried in the family lot in the Black Oak cemetery.
Pallbearers were Henry Michael, M. T. George, Charles Calvin McBee, Alvin Van Cleave, Jr., Jean Newman and Dale Lauver.
William A Holder (1840 - 1899)
Paulina Davis Holder (1845 - 1922)
Charles Allen Tripp (1871 - 1946)*
Ila Violet Tripp Archer (1897 - 1957)*
Emma Tripp (1909 - 1909)*
Edna P. Tripp Rodler (1909 - 1996)*
LaRue Tripp Guthals (1911 - 1992)*
Bradford Huellet Tripp (1913 - 1982)*
Jeanette Tripp Galbraith (1918 - 2004)*
Infant Holder (1865 - 1865)**
Joanna Holder Maggart (1866 - 1923)*
Lucinda Holder McElwee (1872 - 1933)*
Paulina Ella Holder Tripp (1876 - 1961)
Mary Etta Holder McBee (1878 - 1939)*
John Franklin Holder (1881 - 1911)**
Infant Holder (1884 - 1884)**
Black Oak Cemetery
Maintained by: Marcia Leavell
Originally Created by: Deb
Record added: Mar 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18201097