Carole Janis Hill, daughter of Clo Ella Roehm Sparks of Malden and the late Prentice Pillow, was born on Nov. 5, 1939, at Malden and died in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at Poplar Bluff on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at the age of 64.
Mrs. Hill was a past member of the United Methodist Church of Malden and later a member of the First United Methodist Church of Dexter. She served 25 years on the Cotton Boll Girl Scout Council for Southeast Missouri and was very active in the Bootheel Retriever club.
She was united in marriage to Howard E. Hill on July 6, 1961, at the United Methodist Church in Malden. Mr. Hill survives of the home near Dexter.
Other survivors include her mother, Clo Ella Sparks of Malden; by two daughters, Kristi Jones of Dexter and Angela Reynolds of Poplar Bluff; by two half-brothers, Owen Pillow of Upland, Calif., and Mark Squires of Madison, Wis.; two half-sisters, Ellen Bogaczyk and Lea Deissenberger, both of Alta Loma, Calif.; one step-sister, Margie Niewald of St. Francis, Ark.; one step-brother, Norman Sparks of Knoxville, Tenn.; three granddaughters, Darci Sneed, Jody Jones, and Amy Jones; two grandsons, Cody Jones and Tyler Reynolds; and one great-grandson, Austin Jones.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter with Pastor Roy Sherfield and Harry Niewald officiating.
Interment followed in the Dexter Cemetery.
The family requests that memorials be made to the local cancer society or the Dexter First United Methodist Church.