Bertha Blevins Triplett, age 84, of Hays, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Rose Glen Manor.

She was born November 12, 1934 in Wilkes County to Elmore and Epsie Wood Blevins. Ms. Triplett was a member of Rachel Baptist Church. She was retired after 20 years of service with Tyson Foods in clean up. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Gary Wayne Triplett; daughter, April Dawn Hensley; grandchild, Little Joe Spears; brothers, A.C. Blevins, Aldean Blevins; sisters, Beulah Perry and Mildred Jean Burchette.

Surviving are her children, James “Moonpie” Viles of Sanford, Ricky Viles and spouse Carolyn of McGrady, Mary Triplett, Jana Lee Triplett, Alton Ray “Dinker” Hensley all of Hays; sister, Rosa Lee Rhoades of North Wilkesboro; brothers, James Blevins and spouse Diane of Rex, Georgia, Ralph Blevins and spouse Mary, Marcus Blevins and spouse Emma all of Hays; nine grandchildren; and sixteen great grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Mtn. Valley Baptist Church in McGrady with Rev. Ronnie McManus and Rev. Travis Brown officiating. The family will receive friends at Mtn. Valley Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on Tuesday, following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimers Association, 4600 Park Road #250, Charlotte, NC 28209.

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