Mary Elizabeth Greene Triplett, 75, of Blowing Rock, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Watauga Medical Center.

Born February 12, 1942 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Harlen James and Cora Lee Greene. Mrs. Triplett was a retired CNA from Blowing Rock Hospital. Mary was completely devoted to her husband and entire family, and had a special love for her animals.
    She is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, Harold Triplett, Sr.; their son, Harold Jr. and wife, Carrie, and grandchildren, Ella and Gabriel, all of Blowing Rock; brothers, Jim Greene and wife, Louise and Joe Greene and wife, Debbie, and sister, Martha Greene, all of Blowing Rock; and niece, Robin Rickards and husband, Mike, of Virginia Beach, VA.
    Funeral services will be conducted Saturday morning, April 22, at 11 oclock at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Gary Shew. The family will receive friends Saturday morning from 9 until 11 oclock, prior to services, at Austin & Barnes. Mary will be laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to Harold Triplett, Sr. at PO Box 1173, Blowing Rock, NC 28605.
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    Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Triplett family.

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