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Published: December 30, 2020

Velma Tripp Hood, age 84, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at her residence.  She was a native of Lawrence County, TN, a retired Beautician, and a member of Meadow View Baptist Church. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Clessie Burleson Tripp; her husband, Travis Eugene Hood; and three sisters, Thelma Tripp Pope, Margaret Garland, and Florene Haddock.

She is survived by one daughter, Bridget Martin (Robert) of Lawrenceburg, TN; one son, Blake Hood (Amber) of Lawrenceburg, TN; three sisters, Dorothy Tripp White (O. W.) of Loretto, TN, Ruby Tripp Mosley (Herbert) of Five Points, TN, and Ruth Tripp Clark of Henryville, TN; seven grandchildren, Natoschia Sharp (Dusty), Khearra Mosley (Brandon), Abby Lee Hood, Krizten Jackson (Derrick), Alekz Martin, Drew Martin, and Grayson Hood; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Neal Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 3:00 PM Thursday, December 31, 2020, with Chris Campbell and Charles Gresham officiating.  Interment will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens in Lawrenceburg, TN.