Mrs. Loise Lorene Hill, 90, of Manila, widow of Mr. James Byron Hill, passed from this life Sunday April 1, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late William and Willie Simmons Murphy and had been a lifelong Manila resident.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Charles Ray Hill, three brothers, two sisters, and three grandchildren.
Survivors include five sons; Jessie Hill, James Hill, Jackie Hill, Johnny Hill and Michael "Steven" Hill, all of Manila; six daughters, Maxine York of Sulpher Springs, Ark., Lucille Payne of Sullivan, Mo., Barbara Mullinex and Nora Kisner, both of Manila; Martha McCoy of Otega, N.Y., and Betty Beck of Wichita, Kan. She also leaves 46 grandchildren, 80 great-grandchildren and 45 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Robert White officiating. Burial will follow in Manila Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Tuesday from noon until service time at the funeral home.
Guest register is www.howardfuneralservice.com.