Joseph F Hipp Dec. 24,197

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Joseph F Hipp Dec. 24,197 - of and remember Abilene B. building the o p s...
of and remember Abilene B. building the o p s that 1-2 ends scarce Blackwell Man Killed; Stale Toll Hears 50 Joseph Franklin Hipp, 35, Blackwell Blackwell contractor, was one of the traffic victims as the Texas total for violent deaths during the Christmas holiday neared the 50 mark. Hipp died in the Karen-Gayl hospital at Bronte at 2 p. m, of injuries received when his and another car s'ideswiped about 2 a. m. Tuesday on the . highway about seven miles south of Bronte Occupants of the other car not injured.- Funeral for Mr. Hipp was to be at 3 p. m. Wednesday in (he ·Decker community Methodist church with the Rev. Cecil Tune of Blackwell officiating. Burial in the Decker cemetery was to be directed by Wells funeral home of Sweetwater. Mr. Hipp, a contractor who had lived in Blackwell for the past 25 years, is survived by his two sons; Jimmie Dan and Glenn; a daughter Emrna Lou; four brothers, John of WinPate. \Vornock of Bronte, Malta of Big Spring and Glenn of Douglas. Ariz, and four sisters, Mrs. Lem Storey of Colorado City, Mrs. Ernest Eidson, Eidson, Sweetwater, Mrs. Lucy Wash, Douglas, Ariz., and Mrs. Melvin Tubb, Blackwell. * * * Traffic accidenfs have already accounted for 24 deaths out of a total of 49 reported. State Department of Public S n 1 ety officials had predicted the violent violent death, toll. during' Christmas, and New Year's holidays would approximate 100. . ,

Clipped from Abilene Reporter-News24 Dec 1947, WedPage 15

Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas)24 Dec 1947, WedPage 15
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