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|Geraldine "Gerry" Hill 1927 ~ 2018
Geraldine "Gerry" Hill was born July 22, 1927 in Salem, Missouri to Caleb and
Susie (Summers) Leonard and passed away April 21, 2018 in Columbia,
Missouri at the age of ninety years.
On October 24, 1941, Gerry Leonard was united in marriage to Gilbert Hill.
She enjoyed sewing, craft shows, traveling, and seeing the country with Nina.
Gerry was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and loved having conversations with her
grandkids about baseball. Gerry especially enjoyed her grandchildren. She
was of the Baptist faith.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Caleb and Susie Leonard;
husband, Gilbert Hill; son, Leroy Hill; daughters, Irma Berry and Shirley Cook;
sister, Nina Wheat Farrow; son in law, Larry Cook; and great great
granddaughter, Kenzlea Agers.
Survivors include her son, Don Hill and wife, JoAnn, Morrison; son in law,
Boyd Berry, Salem; brother, Bill Gordes and wife, Carol, Salem; sister, Anna
Jane Embrich, Waterloo, Illinois; 13 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, 24
great-great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, extended family and
Gerry will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Funeral service for Geraldine Hill was held Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the
Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel with Bro. Casey Reed officiating and eulogy
shared by granddaughter, Amy. Special CD selections were played. Serving
as pallbearers were Brock Cook, Darin Cook, Tracy Cook, DeWayne Cook,
Wade Cook and Matt Berry. Interment was in the Green Forest Cemetery.
Where we put a
July 22, 1927
April 21, 2018