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Barbara Hill


April 8, 1932
January 15, 2018

Visitation 5-7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 18, 2018 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Centralia
Funeral 11:00 a.m., Friday January 19, 2018 - St. Peter United Church of Christ, Centralia

Barbara Hill, 85, of Centralia, passed away January 15, 2018 at Fireside House in Centralia. She was born on April 8, 1932 in Centralia, the daughter of Walter and Katherine (Meyer) Hussmann. She married Roger Hill on February 11, 1950 in Centralia, and he preceded her in death on May 23, 2011.

Survivors include her devoted children, David Hill of Telluride, CO, Debbie Arning and husband Ray of Walnut Hill, IL, Laura Ki and husband Matt Wilbur of Newsport News, VA; treasured grandchildren, Josh Hill of Helena, MT, Heather Hill of Missoula, MT, Aaron Arning and Lisa of Walnut Hill, IL, Jenni Arning of Walnut Hill, Sarah Wilbur of Hampton, VA, Rachel Havard and husband Larry of Newport News, VA, and Jessica Wilbur of Newport News, VA; 6 precious great-grandchildren; caring extended family and special friends of the family, Lowell Jefferies Sr., Joanetta Wood, Bernice Wolenhaupt, William Newell and wife Carol.

Barbara was preceded in death by both her parents; her husband, Roger Hill, of 61 years; and two infant grandchildren.

Barbara was a faithful member of the St. Peter United Church of Christ. She had a passion for gardening and loved spending time with her cats. Barbara was a true sports enthusiast, cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals as well as the local Kaskaskia College basketball team. She was an alumni of Kaskaskia College. Barbara was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.

Celebration of life services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 19, 2018 at St. Peter United Church of Christ in Centralia with Pastor John Pawloski officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia. Family and friends may call from 5 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the funeral home. Memorials in Barbara’s honor may be made to St. Peter United Church of Christ. Online condolences and memories of Barbara may be shared with the family at and/or the funeral home’s Facebook page.