Tracy D. Ridpath, age 39, of Hollister, died on Friday, June 25. Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 28 in the Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home in Branson with Rev. Scott Coffelt officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Tracy was born on May 21, 1971 in Monett, Missouri to Frank and Sheila (Fisher) Ridpath. They moved to the Hollister area in 1986 where Tracy attended and graduated from the Hollister High School. She furthered her education at the Northwest Arkansas College, in Harrison, where she received her degree in nursing. She was a retired RN who had worked at Skaggs Hospital, Aurora Hospital and the Freeman Hospital in Joplin.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents: Ernest and Gracie Ridpath and her maternal grandfather: Harold Fisher.
Tracy is survived by her five children: Keisha Ridpath, of Branson; Kendra Ridpath, Keith Ridpath, Nathan Kestin and Keeton Ridpath, all of the home; her parents: Frank and Sheila Ridpath, of Hollister; three sisters: Trisha Davis, of Kirbyville; Tabitha Henrichson, of Freemont, Neb.; Tasha Ridpath, of Farmington, MO.; two grandchildren and her maternal grandmother, Violet and husband, Bob Leavitt, of Springfield.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sen to the Tracy Ridpath Memorial Fund, 277 Scott St., Hollister, MO., 65672.