Marion-Shirley Fern Hill, 76, passed away at 12:45pm on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at her home.
Shirley was born on May 27, 1939 in Marion to Dolphus Woodrow and Samelda Imogene (Harris) Grimes. She married Orville Eugene Hill on March 21, 1956 in Marion. He preceded her in death on May 31, 1976.
Shirley worked for thirty four years as school bus driver for Marion Unit #2 Schools before retiring in 2011.
She was Baptist and a former member of Parrish Park Baptist Church in Marion. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading romance novels, crocheting, spending quality time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and giving advice to her children whether they wanted it or not.
Daughter- Mary Kay Evetts-Robertson and husband James of Marion
Daughter- Melanie Lynn Smith of Marion
Daughter- Michelle Renee Johnson and husband Terry of Marion
5 grandchildren and 7 step grandchildren
3 great grandchildren and numerous step great grandchildren
Brother- Charles Ray Grimes of Stiritz
Numerous extended family members
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son- Michael Hill and two brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 11am at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Robbey Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Hanks Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 5pm-8pm at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ PO Box 411/ Marion, IL 62959. For more information or to sign the memorial guest register please visit bluefuneralhome.com