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 - VesterR. Lipe, 50, died in King's his early...
VesterR. Lipe, 50, died in King's his early life in Missouri Daughlers Hospilal at 12:30 a.m.lcame to Greenville in 1939 lo Monday of injuries suffered al 4 come manager of the soda p.m. Saturday in a collision of two automobiles at Lewis street and Mill Road, a half block from his home. His death was the first traffic fatality in Greenville in a year end a half. His son, Vance Lipe, was painfully hurt in the crash. Funeral services for Mr. Lipe will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the National Funeral Home by Father Martin Moloney of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Greenville Cemetery. The wreck occurred at 4:49 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Lewis street and Mill . rdadi'Mr..' Lipe was driving a' 1951 Plymouth sedan north on .Lewis street anfl was in the middle of the intersection when it was struck by a car driving west on Mill road, investigating officers said Monday. The car on Mill road, a 1952 Chrysler coupe, was driven by Mrs. C. W. Hudson streel. of 1230 Daniels The right side of the Lipe car was crushed in, buckling the fronl seat. In the impact of the two cars hitting they skidded to one side of the road and struck a fire hydrant, breaking it loose from the main line. In the car with Mr. Lipe was his son, Vance 20. Both were taken to Kings Daughlers Hospital. Vance is being treated for injuries on his left arm and shoulder. The car in which the two were riding Is owned by Sam Serio. Mrs. Hudson was taken to the Greenville Air Force Base infirmary for treatment. The traffic fatality of the collision Saturday is the first death on Greenville streets since July 3. 1951. 0 Mr Lipe was born October 18, 1902 at Bloomfield, Mo. He lived and luncheonette at Finlay's Drug Slore on Washington Avenue. he held a similar position with King's Drug Store. Several years ago Mr. Lipe purchased Johnny's Log Cabin Cafe on Washington Avenue which he owned and operated until recently when he sold the cafe to Sam Vaicncino. He was to have become manager of soda fountain of Condon's new drug store now under construction at Washington Avenue and South Broadway. Mr. Lipe and family only recent y moved to their home at 122 Lewis street. . He leaves his wife; three sons Vance Lipe of the U. S.. JBJyy, Diego, Cal., who was here oir'leavi when the accident occured; Bonali jpe of Greenville and Haroli Lipe of the U. S. Air Force, Palm Beach, Fla.; his mother Mrs. Dollie Harris of Greenville jne grandchild and two brothers Harrison Lipe of Cape Giradeau Mo., and Homer Lipe of Flint Michigan. The active pallbearers for Tues - Wil day's services include J. B, ingham, Sam Valencino, Alber Shoffner, John Paxton, Leo Oberle Paul Lawrence, Bob Condon am 0. B. Friedman. Jerry Lobasso, 4, Dies In Leland, ^ervice Monday LELAND -- Funeral services Jerry Lobasso, four years old, died Sunday at City Hospital in land after a short illness, were ducted at 9:30 a.m. Monday a Boone Funeral Home Chapel b the Rev. E. S. Brasington of th

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  1. The Delta Democrat-Times,
  2. 26 Jan 1953, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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