Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home
Arnold Pearson Hill, 97, of Richmond, the widow of William Ray Hill, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in her home.
She was born Jan. 22, 1915, in Madison County, to Scudder and Pearl Jones Pearson, both of whom preceded her in death.
Mrs. Hill was a retired school teacher, having served the children of the former Dodd School from 1934 to 1942. From 1946 to 1973, she taught at Waco Elementary School. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Madison County Retired Teachers Association, the Women’s Club of Richmond, and the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association.
She is survived by: two sons, Glenn C. Hill (Doris) and Clyde P. Hill, both of Richmond; three grandchildren, Bonnie Louise Zito, William Glenn Hill and Sharon Michelle Ballinger; as well as, three great-grandchildren, Devin S. Ballinger, Amber B. Ballinger and Nicholas Ray Zito.
In addition to her husband, Ray, and her parents, she was preceded in death by: six brothers, Carl Pearson, Dewey Pearson, Clay Pearson, Scudder Pearson, William “Bill” Pearson and John “Jack” Pearson; and four sisters, Marie Turpin, Virginia Baker, Katherine Reager and Christine Wilcox.
Services for Mrs. Hill will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Pearson officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be grandchildren William Hill, Bonnie Hill, Devin Ballinger, Amber Ballinger; and nephews Franklin Turpin and William Wilcox.
The family suggests donations in her memory to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403.
Condolences may be expressed at www.orpfh.com.