Marvin Hill, the son of Harriet McKeller Hill and the late William Hill, was born in Parma on March 12, 1939, and died in Clarkton on Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at the age of 65.
Mr. Hill lived most of his life in the Malden area. He was a retired farm laborer and was a member of the New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church near Essex.
Surviving are his mother, Harriet Hill of Essex; four sons, Melvin Hill of East St. Louis, Darrel Hill and Tony Hill, both of Belleville, Ill., and Marvin Hill, Jr. of San Bernardino, Calif.; four daughters, Sharon King of Belleville, Ill., Kim Hill and Evette Hill, both of California, and Debra Mathis of Malden; 22 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; six brothers, Chester Earl Hill of Essex, Donnie Wayne Hill of St. Louis, Ben Hill of Chicago, Ill., John Lee Hill of Sikeston, Charles Edward Hill of New Madrid; and Ernest Hill of Marion, Ind.; five sisters, Betty Gay and Willie Lee Bailey, both of Malden, Mabel Jacob and Annie Thompson, both of Essex, and Mildred Hill of Flint, Mich.; and two special friends, Aleaner Reed and Sue Mae McCoy.
He was preceded in death by one sister; and three brothers.
Visitation will be held after 11 a.m. Saturday, June 12, 2004, at Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12 p.m. Saturday, June 12, 2004, in the Watkins & Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter with Rev. James Turk of Sikeston officiating.
Interment will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery in Malden with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.