Karen Ren Triplett, 67, of Coolville, Ohio passed away on July 15, 2018 at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born on December 23, 1950 daughter of Leslie and Allie Hawley of Cheshire, Ohio.
Karen was valedictorian of the 1968 class at Middleport High School. She graduated from Ohio University in 1971 with Magna Cumlaude honors.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Eugene “Gene” Triplett; her children, Michelle (Donnie) Shelton of Pomeroy and Russ (Melissa) Triplett of Medina; grandchildren, Nate, Jack, Brady, Addy, Cameron and Maddie; her parents, Leslie and Allie Hawley; brother, George (Sharon) Hawley of Middleport; sister, Denise (Jim) Spence of Marion; niece and nephew, Penny Horn and Jimmy Spence of Marion; and sister-in-law, Becky Triplett.

Karen was preceded in death by her nephew, Chip Rife.
Graveside funeral services will be held on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Randy Smith officiating at Meigs Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Karen Triplett may be made to the Meigs County Dog Shelter.