Emma Jean Hill (1926-2016)

Emma Jean Hill (1926-2016)

Emma Jean Hill was born on February 13, 1926 in Lavaca, Arkansas to Ira and Dovie Hobbs. Emma married John Hill in 1942 in Arkansas and moved to Fillmore, California where they built their life together for seventy three years. Emma who answered mostly to her middle name "Jean" passed away Sunday, September 18, 2016. Emma was preceded in death by her husband John and daughter Ruby Jean Boblett and three grand-daughters Misty Hill, Karen Sue Webb, Michelle Bishop and a grandson Robert Boblett. She was also proceeded in death by both her parents Ira and Dovie Hobbs.
Emma Hill worked as a Lead Lady for Bermite Powder Company (an ammunition company) in Saugus, California for thirteen years. She also worked as a cook in Santa Paula and Bakersfield Rest Homes, and she worked as a private care giver before she retired.
Emma is survived by six children: Emma Sue Webb and her husband James of Bardsdale, Mary Pohl and her husband Mark of Fillmore-Bakersfield, William Ray Hill and Lejean Hill of Fillmore, John Wesley Hill, Jr. and Glenda of Charleston, Arkansas, James David Hill and Chyrel Hill of Fillmore, Albert Hill of Fillmore, and Stanley Boblett of Lebanon, Tennessee. Emma had 19 Grand-children, 33 Great-Grandchildren, and 10 Great-Great Grand-children. Emma is also survived by three sisters: Pauline Hale of Ozark, Arkansas, Nola Watson of Lavaca, Arkansas, Louise Valvano of Ozark, Arkansas and Betty Hobbs of Fort Smith, Arkansas. She is also survived by one brother: Buddy Robinson of Arkansas. Emma is also survived by two sister in-laws: Thelma Hill of Alma, Arkansas and Marina Exine Walker of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, and one brother in law Lewis Clayton Hill of Victorville, California and numerous friends and neighbors.
Emma Jean Hill had an INCREDIBLE PASSION FOR LIFE. She is a member of the Church of God -Chapel of Praise in Santa Paula, California. She fought a good fight to live and she will be dearly missed.
Services for Emma Jean Hill will be Held Friday September 23, 2016 at Skillin-Carroll Mortuary, 600 North Central Avenue, Fillmore, California, 93015. Visitation will be held from 8:30am-12:30pm with Memorial Service at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Bardsdale Cemetery, 1698 South Sespe Street, Fillmore, California, 93015. Officiating the Service will be Dr. Emma Sue Webb.