Tallahassee Daily Democrat 20 September 1937
Joseph DeMilly Dies of Injury; Services Today
Joseph Collins DeMilly, beloved Tallahassee youth who has been seriously ill at a local hospital for several weeks, died last night.
Young Mr. DeMilly, the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. D. DeMilly, was fatally injured when he was thrown from an automobile after the car struck a cow.
Funeral services were to be held here this afternoon at 4, in the chapel of J. A. Culley and Sons funeral home. Interment will be in the family plot at the Old City cemetery. The Rev. J. H. Daniel, pastor of the Trinity Methodist church, will officiate.
Young DeMilly was born Nov. 24, 1917, in Tallahassee and has lived here all his life. He attended the local high school and was a popular member of the younger social circles.
At the time of the accident in which he was injured, DeMilly was an employee of the State and Ritz theaters.
He is survived by his mother and father, one brother, P. D. DeMilly, jr., and three sisters, Mrs. Billy Watson of Gainesville, Miss Elizabeth DeMilly of Jacksonville and Miss Myrtle DeMilly of Tallahassee.
Pallbearers for the services are Everett Morrow; Robert Lee, Eugene Isler, Jack Russell, Al Brock and John Morgan.