Clara Tripp, 67, Longtime Forest Park resident

Clara Tripp (Searles), 67, died Aug. 3, 2008. She was born Sept. 24, 1940, and lived in Forest Park for 49 years.

Tripp is survived by her husband, Thomas R. Tripp; two children, Terri Sansone and Tom Tripp; six grandchildren, Amy, Emmaly, Kathryn and Cory Sansone and Kyle and Jason Tripp; three siblings, Ginny Tripp, Ralph Searles and William Searles; and Nancy Pershell, a close friend.

Services and interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ronald McDonald’s Children Hospital, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, are appreciated.