Monday, June 21, 2010

Death of Claudie Thompson

Mrs. Claudie Isabelle Thompson nee: Carroll, died 13 Feb 1948 in a traffic accident in which she was hit by a city bus while walking to work. She was 75. Surviving her was a daughter, Edna Morris, of Evansville; a son, Albert Morris, of Detroit, MI; sisters Martha (Carroll) Hall, of Evansville; Betty (Carroll) Cavanaugh of Corydon, KY, a brother John Carroll, of Evansville; and a daughter-in-law, Beulah Thompson, of Evansville.

Source: Claudie Isabell Thompson's newspaper article and obituary, "Injuries Fatal To Woman Hit By City Bus: Traffic Death Toll Stands at Four for This Year", The Evansville Press, Evansville, Indiana, 13 February 1948, page 1, column 1. Abstracted here, by Terry Winchester, 21 June 2010.

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