Iris Faye Greene Triplett, 86, of North Wilkesboro passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical Center. She was the youngest of six children, born Sept. 4, 1932, in Wilkes County to Grady and Loretta Benge Greene.

Mrs. Triplett was a member of Lewis Fork Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jasper Seagle Triplett; two children, Deborah Sue Lewis and Gary Lynn Triplette; four sisters, Ella Mae Crane, Delores Walker, Veora Eller and Lake Marley; and a brother, Roland Greene.

Surviving are her children, Tony Triplette and special friend, Jo Johnson, of North Wilkesboro, Kevin Triplette and spouse, Susie, of McGrady, Joyce Kent and fiancé, Virgil Anderson, and Judy Triplette and fiancé, Gary Miller, all of North Wilkesboro, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Lewis Fork Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dwayne Andrews and the Rev. Sherrill Wellborn officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends at Lewis Fork Baptist Church from 3 until 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, prior to the service.

Pallbearers were Daniel Triplett, Scott Combs, Marty Church, Justus Church, Johnny Triplett and Geramy Triplette.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road, #250, Charlotte, N.C. 28209.

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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