Karen Hipp, 72, of Montgomery, TX, went home to be with the Lord on Palm Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Sulphur Springs, TX. She was born August 9, 1949, in Littlefield, TX, to Robert and Helen (Cowart) Hipp. She grew up in Olton, TX where she graduated from Olton High School in 1967. She graduated from Howard Payne University in 1971 and received a Masters’ Degree in Education from Prairie View A&M University of Texas in 1974. Miss Hipp was a teacher and basketball coach for several years. She retired from the Montgomery County Hospital District where she was the Logistics Coordinator.
She is survived by her sister-in-law, LaVerna Hipp, of Sulphur Springs, TX, niece, Teri Meskimen of Sulphur Springs, nephew, Jamie Hipp and wife Jenny of Woodway, TX. She is also survived by seven great nieces and nephews, and her life-long friend, Brenda Smith, of Montgomery.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Helen Hipp of Olton, TX, and brother, Michael Hipp of Sulphur Springs. A family celebration of her life will be held at a later date in Olton, TX. Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com