Marguriette S. Hipps

Jul 03, 2013

1932 — 2013

CANTON — Marguriette Carolyn Smart Hipps, 81, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Pigeon Valley Nursing Home.

A native of Macon County, she was formerly of the Enka Candler and Weaverville communities.  Marguriette was a daughter of the late James Earl and Emma Llewelyn Justice Smart.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Douglas Hipps, who died in 2000.

She is survived by a son, Kevin Hipps, and one grandson, Jason Hipps, both of Reston, Virginia.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Mr. Kevin Hipps officiating.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer, 531 S. Main St. Ste M17, Greenville, SC  29601.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at