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Colleen Hill

February 15, 1932 December 3, 2012
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Lula Colleen Graham Hill, 80, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2012 at Windcrest Rehab and Nursing Home in Springdale, Arkansas where Colleen had resided for the past three years.

Colleen was born on February 15, 1932 in Springdale, Arkansas to Simon and Ethel Graham. Colleen always had a talent for singing and in her teenage years joined a gospel quartet that was broadcast on the radio. During this time Colleen met the love of her life, William Page Hill, when his best friend-who was dating Colleen, asked Page to stand in for him instead of breaking a date. They married shortly after and enjoyed 63 years of marriage.

Colleen was a stay at home mom until 1968, when she went to work at Watkins Department Store as the Bookkeeper. Colleen remained in that position until she and Page opened the Carriage House in 1975. Colleen retired from that position in 1994, when she and Page moved back to Arkansas. Colleen loved to work on crafts and needlepoint. She made sure that every member of the family had a handcrafted Christmas stocking. Colleen was a member of Eastern Star, ABWA, and Highland Heights Untied Methodist Church in Altus. Colleen always had a smile on her face, a great sense of humor, a love for life and will be dearly missed.

Colleen is survived by her husband Page of Springdale, Arkansas Colleen's oldest sister Virginia Campbell of Tennessee, her children and spouses including son Richard Allen Hill and wife, Jane
of Guymon, Ok., daughter Nina Lynette Liles Kennelly and husband, Paul of Altus, OK., daughter Janice Elaine Weyer and husband, Dennis of Santa Maria, CA., son Dwight David Hill and wife, Sharon of Plano, TX., granddaughter Rebecca Vess of Oklahoma City, OK., grandson Scott Hill of Cordell OK, grandson Daniel Hill, Edmond, OK, grandson, Callen Lilles, Breckenridge, CO. granddaughter, Whitney Weyer, Santa Maria, CA, granddaughter, Johanna Hill, Plano, TX. granddaughter, Gillian Hill, Plano, TX., as wellas 2 great-grandchildren and a host of loving friends and care takers.

Colleen was preceded in death by her parents, Simon and Ethel Graham, her sisters Louise and Alta and brother Harold.

01/05/2013
2:00 PM

Memorial
Lowell-Tims Chapel
1100 East Tamarack Road
Altus
OK

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