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Claudine Ripley Harris

Claudine Ripley Harris, 99, of Buckingham, died August 24, 2017 in Farmville. She was born August 22, 1918 in Buckingham County, a daughter of the late Floyd Nicholas and Mamie Guill Ripley. She was the widow of Guy Watson Harris.

She was a storekeeper in the late 40s and 50s. She was a bookkeeper for her husband’s trucking business. She had an eye for antiques and incorporated them throughout her home.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by sisters, Shirley R. Seay, Mary R. Chappell, Gladys R. Baker and brother, George N. Ripley.

She is survived by sister, Mildred Coates of Ellicott City, Maryland; brother, F. Gordon Ripley of Buckingham; niece, Roma R. Morris of Buckingham and three nephews, Gordon N. Ripley of Buckingham, Michael Ripley of Charlotte, North Carolina, Lance Ripley of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and the family members of her beloved husband, Guy.

A graveside funeral service was held August 27, 2017 in the Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery in Buckingham Courthouse.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, the Buckingham County Rescue Squad or the Toga Unit of the Buckingham Fire Department.

Dunkum Funeral Home served the family.