Martha L. Hill, 84, of Independence and former Cherryvale resident, died early Sunday morning at the Medical Lodge of Independence where she has been admitted a few days before.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the Potts Chapel of Cherryvale with the Reverend Stephanie Snyder, granddaughter of Mrs. Hill, officiating. Interment will be at the Fairview Cemetery in Cherryvale. Interment will be under the direction of the Webb & Rodrick Chapel of Independence. Friends may call at the Cherryvale Chapel from 12 noon until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
The family suggests memorial remembrances to the New Hope Christian Church in Cherryvale. Remembrances will be received at the funeral home.
Martha Leora Hill was born July 30, 1930 at Belton, Texas, the daughter of James Rufus Timms and Mary Susan Hogue. She was raised in Purcell, Oklahoma by her Aunt and Uncle, Thomas and Minnie Hogue. She attended Purcell schools and later graduated from High School at Southwestern Bible College in Bethany, Oklahoma.
On May 25, 1950 at Bethany, Oklahoma, she was united in marriage to Robert Keith Hill. The couple moved to Independence in the mid 1950s. Mr. Hill preceded his wife in death on May 31, 1997.
Mrs. Hill worked for a time for Electra Manufacturing Company in Independence and worked for over 25 years for the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant in Parsons.
Martha was a member of the New Hope Christian Church of Cherryvale. She was also an active bowler in both Independence and Cherryvale and was still active in League Play after her 80th birthday.
She is survived by: a son, David and his wife Susan Hill; a daughter, Terri and her husband Steve Snyder of Plano, Texas; grandchildren, Greg Hill, Carrie Bacon, Scott Hill and Stephanie Snyder; great grandchildren, Haven Hill, Camden Hill, Shawn Delano, Rachel Bacon, Eliot Hill and Nicholas Hill. She was preceded in death by a son, Daniel L. Hill.