Karen Lee Hill
January 2, 1945 - July 31, 2018
St. Louis County, Missouri
Hill, Karen L. (nee Gillam) passed peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at age 73. Beloved wife of Rev. Willis D. Hill, Sr. for 53 years. Beloved mother of Kim (Ben) Griffin, Keali (Troy) McCrumb, Willis (Jill) Hill, Jr. and Kara (Jim) Hoekstra. Loving grandmother of Christopher, Parker, Evan, Riley, Cameron, Owen, Reese, Taylor, Brady, Ryan, Lauryn, Jackson and Kendall. Dear daughter of the late Rev. Arvist and Eva Gillam. Dear daughter-in-law of Virginia and the late Joseph Hill. Dear sister of Darryl (Kathy) Gillam, Judie (Fred) Ege and the late Gerald (Anita surviving) Gillam. Dear sister-in-law of Barbara (Dennis) Crawford and the late Jack (Barbara Plannett surviving) Hill. Dear aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Visitation Friday at JOHN L. ZIEGENHEIN & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 4830 Lemay Ferry Rd. (63129) from 4 to 9 pm. Funeral Saturday at the funeral home 10:00 am followed by interment in St. Trinity Cemetery.
August 03, 2018, Friday
04:00 pm - 09:00 pm
John L. Ziegenhein & Sons South County
4830 Lemay Ferry Rd. St.Louis, MO 63129
August 04, 2018, Saturday
10:00 am -
John L. Ziegenhein & Sons South County Chapel
4830 Lemay Ferry Rd., St.Louis, MO 63129
I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers to your family. -Cari BrauerI'm so sorry for your loss, Karen was a wonderful person. -Vicky AndrewsWillis, Kealey and family,
So sorry for the loss of your dear wife Karen and mom. She was such a kind and gentle person and one of my favorite persons I worked with at the Carpetners'. She will be missed dearly. May the Lord comfort you in your grief and sorrow. -Carolyn PerezWonderful Memories and a Very Wonderful Lady. God bless your Family at this time. Karen will be missed on this earth.-Glenda BrattonKaren was not only my co-worker, but my friend. Our loss is Heavens' gain, she will be missed. My prayers are with you.-Pat HillKaren was a very dear friend. She lived next door to me when they lived in Hannibal, MO. Lots of good memories with the whole family. Praying for them.-Shirley Ward Keali and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. Karen was a kind soul and a wonderful person. I'll be praying for God to comfort you all through this. Love you, Jan -Jan RappoldKaren and I worked together for 19 years at Carpenters' Trust Funds. During that time she was a constant source of assistance and guidance - always willing to offer her personal and spiritual reflections. May hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as we celebrate a life well lived. In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will miss you always.-Robert EigenseherKaren and I worked together for 19 years at Carpenters' Trust Funds. During that time she was a constant source of assistance and guidance - always willing to offer her personal and spiritual reflections. May hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as we celebrate a life well lived. In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will miss you always.-Robert EigenseherWillis, I am so sorry for you loss. I hope you and your family find peace in knowing that your loved one lives on in the memories in the hearts of all those who knew her.-Ron WilliamsKeali ~ I am so sorry to hear the news of your mom's passing. She was such a sweet lady. Thoughts and prayers to you and all her loved ones. -Debbie AugustineSorry to hear of Karen's passing. Always enjoyed seeing you two. -Patty Durfee MuellerRev. Willis Hill and all of your and Karen's children, you have my deepest sympathy. Karen was a fine wife, mother, and friend. I was Mary Adkins when I taught your children at Bayless. I have very fond memories of all of you. May God wrap his loving arms around all of you and comfort all of you at this very difficult time. I will be praying for your family tomorrow.-Mary HalbrookWillis, I am deeply sorry for your loss. May you find comfort and peace in the days ahead.-Sandy HaefnerTo Hill family. I was sad to learn today of your loss of Karen. My sympathy to you all. Praying for comfort. -Phyllis Thomas
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