Edna Mae Tripp, 89, passed away August 16, 2021. Born on July 6, 1932 to the late Woodard and Doshia Swisher. She is predeceased by her loving husband, Howard Miller Tripp Sr., sisters Alice Margie (Swisher) Bereczky, Mary Margaret (Swisher) Wilson, Helen Lois (Swisher) Bodden, brothers, Arthur Lee Swisher and Harold Lloyd Swisher.
She is survived by son, Howard Miller Tripp Jr. of Pinellas Park, Florida and sister, Marcella Ruth (Swisher) Wolfe of Mooresville, Indiana and many nieces and nephews.
Edna graduated from Trevecca Nazarene College, Nashville, Tennessee. She was an elementary school teacher for many years in Georgia, Tennessee, Louisiana and Florida. She enjoyed playing the accordion and electric organ in her church and for the residents at Grand Villa of Pinellas Park where she resided.
The family wishes to express our thanks to Sharon Flack, niece, for her dedication of many hours and travel time tending to Edna's care and needs. A Graveside service will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021 at 3:00pm at Tampa Garden of Memories, 4207 E. Lake Ave. Tampa. Online condolences may be offered at www.FloridaMortuary.com.