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Evelyn  Nofcier Triplett

Obituary for Evelyn Nofcier Triplett

April 28, 1922 - December 18, 2019
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 97


Evelyn Nofcier Triplett, 97, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at her daughter's home. She was born April 28, 1922 in Chicago to The Reverend William L. and Eulala Nofcier. She graduated in 1944 from Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky with a degree in Psychology and earned a degree in Library Science from the University of Kentucky. She met her husband, George V. Triplett, III while working at her first job at the Centre College Library. Other library positions included the Louisville Free Public Library, the Owensboro Public Library as head librarian, and the Kentucky Wesleyan College and Brescia College libraries. Upon retirement she used her library skills as a volunteer at her church library as well as the libraries of Girls, Inc., The Boys Club, and River Valley Hospital.

Mrs. Triplett was an active member of First Presbyterian Church since 1956 and sang in the choir until her early 90's.

Her passion was classical music. She played the violin in the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra for 32 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George V. Triplett, III, and a daughter, Alice Triplett who died in 1966.

She is survived by her son George Triplett, IV (Lori)of Owensboro, her daughters Nan Braden (Alan) of Owensboro, Margaret Daniel (Roger) of Georgetown, KY and Tammy Triplett of Durham, NC; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; her sister Margaret Lewis of Hot Springs, SD; and many nieces and nephews.

The memorial service for Mrs. Triplett will be 2 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church, where friends may call from 12 until 2 p.m.. Gifts in Evelyn's memory may be given to the First Presbyterian Church, the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra, or Hospice of Western Kentucky.

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    Owensboro, KY 42303

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