August 8, 2017

Judy Ellen Chappell – Huron
July 27, 1946 – August 8, 2017
Judy Ellen Chappell, 71, of Huron, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Kindred Hospital in Greenwood.
Born July 27, 1946, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Herman Cleo and Avis Ellen (Edwards) Flora. She married Maury Paul Chappell, Jr., December 23, 1984, and he preceded her in death January 23, 2011. Judy was a homemaker and owner of Switzerland County Auction Center and Page Drugstore. She had also been employed at the Huron Store. Judy was a member of Switzerland County Community Church, and she loved to cook and read cookbooks.
Survivors include her children, Sam Wilson of Mitchell, Kimberly (John) Tuddy of Huron, Robin Wilson of Huron, April (Greg) Marquart of Dayton, Ohio, James P. (Jill) Chappell of Dallas, Texas, Lisa Anderson of Dallas, Texas, Margaretta Galvin of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, Angel Graham, Melissa Wilson, Tyler (Tressa) Terrell, Avery, Wilson, John Morgan Tuddy, Joshua Tuddy, Nick Marquart, Maggie Dobson; great grandchildren, Peyton Maury Terrell, Kamren Terrell, Reagan Graham, and Rachel Marquart; siblings, Trilbia Middleton of Mitchell, Joe Flora of Scipio
Her parents; husband; and brother, James Flora, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, August 10, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Charles Dayadharum officiating. Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Huron Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.
Casketbearers: Sam Wilson, John Tuddy, Greg Marquart, Marty Naeger, Avery Wilson, Tyler Terrell, John Morgan Tuddy, and Joshua Tuddy.
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Leonard Tripp – Bedford
October 4, 1924 – August 4, 2017
Leonard Tripp, 92, of Bedford, formerly of Shoals, passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017 at StoneBridge Health Campus.
Born October 4, 1924, in Dunn, North Carolina, he was the son of Moses and Florence (Messer) Tripp. He married Georgiana Stratil, on August 6, 1944; and she preceded him in death on October 15, 2016. Leonard was a retiree of the United States Navy, and NWSC Crane. He was a farmer for 35 years. He was a member of Dive Christian Church, the V.F.W, and the American Legion Gillen Post #33.
Surviving are his son, Gary (Rowena) Tripp, of Shoals; daughter, Judy Tripp, of New Jersey; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 72 years, Georgiana; five brothers; and three sisters.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m.on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Dive Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded at the grave by the American Legion Gillen Post #33. Visitation will be Friday from 10 a.m. until the service hour at the funeral chapel.
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