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 Catherine Lois <I>Saylor</I> Hill

Catherine Lois Saylor Hill

Tyrone, Texas County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 20 Jun 2008 (aged 102)
DeSoto, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Gilmer, Upshur County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 27761097 · View Source
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Buried: 06/25/08. Preceded by husb., Mitchell C. Hill whom she had married in 1934.
Obituary Dallas Morning News on June 23, 2008 Catherine Hill, Was born February 18, 1906 in Tyrone, Oklahoma as the only child of Emma and Hayden Saylor. She passed away on June 20, 2008 at her residence at the age of 102. She grew up on her father's farm near Tyrone, graduated from Phillips College with an AB Degree in 1930 and taught in the public school in Tyrone before marrying Mitchell Hill in 1934.

Mrs. Hill and her husband were in the retail grocery business in Pampa, Texas for many years and were partners in founding the Shurfine wholesale grocery distribution chain. In later years she and her husband moved to DeSoto to help their son run the Dallas Hi-Ho Campground She retired at age 94. Mrs. Hill was a member of the First Christian Church in Waxahachie and a lifelong member of the Christian Church. She assisted countless individuals in completing their education and was an active supporter of conservative and Christian causes.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Mitchell Hill and her son James Calvin Hill and is survived by a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends Visitation will be Wednesday, June 25. 2008 from 11:00 AM until service time at the church. Services will be Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 1:00 FM, FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 1109 Brown St., Waxahachie. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park at 4:15 PM in Gilmer, TX.




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