Mary Jo Hill, 55, of Batesville, formerly of Manila, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at a local hospital in Batesville. Born in Nodena, she was the daughter of Robert McClelland and Lucille Smith McClellen. She was a retired certified nurse's aide and a member of the First Church in Batesville.
Survivors include her husband, Michael Hill of Batesville; three sons, Jerry Elrod of Benton, Keith Hill and Chris Hill, both of Manila; two brothers, James Smith of Mississippi and Jessie Smith of Southside; two sisters, Tammy Lawrence of Mountain View and Charlotte Herbert of Osceola; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.
A graveside service was held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Manila Cemetery with Rev. M.D. Parmley officiating.
Pallbearers were Jerry Elrod, Chris Hill, Keith Hill, Jackie Hill, Stan Brower, Chris Wilson and Kevin Ward.
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