Ruth Eva Triplett
April 29, 1929 – January 14, 2019
Ruth Eva Triplett, beloved mother, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed from this earth into heaven at 8:00am on Monday, January 14, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Kate Balder of Schnaittach – Markt, Germany, and her brother, Horst Balder of Gottingen, Germany. She is survived by her sister, Ingrid Balder of Stuttgart, Germany, daughter Geneva Nelson of Sulphur, Louisiana, and son, Ricky Edward Triplett of Marianna, Florida. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Catherine Hopkins of Meridian, Idaho, Christopher Nelson of Montgomery, Texas, Sarah Nelson of Sulphur, Louisiana, Tracy Graham of Kingwood, Texas, and Lynze Bramlet of Houston, Texas, and by thirteen great grandchildren. She immigrated to the United States with her American GI husband, and their 2 children in 1953, and loved her adopted country all of her life. A resident of Pasadena, Texas since 1955, she lived in the same house for over sixty-three years. We, her family, praise God for her life and the legacy of love, generosity, and strength of character that we will carry with us forever.
- Graveside Service Tuesday, January 22, 2019