Kathleen K. Hipps

Nov 20, 2013

CANTON — Kathleen King Hipps, 81, of Harrison Street, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 at The Homestead.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Hassie Letterman King. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Floyd “Floss” King. She was formerly employed with Rite Aid Pharmacy in Canton. Kathleen enjoyed making quilts and loved the outdoors.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Philip J. Hipps; two daughters, Shelia McClure of Asheville and Lynn Howell and her husband, John, of Mt. Olive; two sons, Eddy McClure and his wife, Janice, of Hendersonville and Gary McClure and his wife, Candi, of Pikeville; three grandchildren, David McClure, Shelby Oliver and Phillip Howell; and a great-grandson, Phillip Carter Howell.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 at the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. James Parham officiating. Burial will follow at Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. prior to the service.

An online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

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