GREEN RIVER - Veda Meeks Triplett, 100, died at her home in Green River Sunday, Feb. 23, from causes related to old age.
She was born May 4, 1913, in Lonetree, , the daughter of Marion James Meeks and Hulda Erickson Meeks. She grew up in Mountain View and surrounding areas.
She married Ruel B. Triplett Sept. 7, 1937, in Manila, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on June 12, 1963. He preceded her in death on June 12, 2000.
Ruel and Veda made Rawlins their home during the first years of their marriage. In 1947, they moved to McKinnon where they raised their family. They were the parents of 12 children.
Her interests were reading, usually reading several books at a time. Other interests were nature, flowers, trees and her yard, cooking, riding horses in her younger years and spending time with her family.
Survivors include sons: John Triplett (Joan), Mark Triplett (Chita); daughters: Marie Wilkinson, Linnea Olsen (Jim). Chris Brodersen (John), and Iris Killinger (Ray Regalado); 46 grandchildren, 108 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ruel; six children: Priscilla, Basil, infants Ranson, Raymond and Reegan(triplets); infant Vance Breece; two brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the McKinnon LDS Ward in McKinnon. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the church.
Interment will take place in the McKinnon Cemetery.
Condolences for family can be left by going to www.foxfh.com.
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