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Cora Mae Ripley

March 12, 1944 — February 11, 2022

Cora Mae Ripley

Cora Mae Ripley of Trenton, FL passed away on Friday, February 11, 2022 at North Florida Regional Hospital.  She was 77 years old. Cora was born on March 12, 1944 to Frank Marion and Myrtle Swilley Ripley in Trenton, FL and was a lifelong resident of Trenton and Gainesville. She retired from the State of Florida Department of Corrections and was a member of Union Baptist Church.


She is preceded in death by her father, Frank Marion Ripley, her mother Myrtle Alene Ripley, her brothers Eldridge Nelus Ripley, Infant Baby Boy Ripley, her sisters Delores Jesse Purvis, Margie Marion Darden, Lottie Elaine Cannon, her husband Henry Jackson Studstill, her son Bruce Jackson Studstill.  She is survived by her son, CMSgt (Ret) Terry Jackson (Elva) Studstill of Greensboro, NC; her grandchildren, Kandace Michelle Russell Boger, William Kirk Russell, Bruce Alan Studstill, Brittnee Kayla Willis, Natalie Gibson Hammond and Quinn Tyler Gleason and her great-grandchildren:  Ansley Lynn Studstill and Emmy Grace Studstill of Trenton, Julian Miles Friedrich Hoyos, Michael Simone Boger, Billie Sophia Boger, and Bodhi Balu Bennet Boger of Greensboro, NC and 

Tristan Grey Willis, William Perry Willis, Giovanni Gibson Santiago and Joelle Ann Hammond of Kennesaw, GA.


Graveside Services for Ms. Ripley will be held on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 3:00 PM at Union Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Andy Cook officiating. The family will receive friends at the Watson-Milton Funeral home on Saturday evening, February 12, 2022 from 5:00 until 7:00.


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Past Services


Saturday, February 12, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Watson-Milton Funeral Home

426 W Wade St, Trenton, FL 32693

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Graveside Service

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Union Baptist Church Cemetery

6259 SE 75th Ave, Newberry, FL 32669

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