May 15,1938 ~ April 21, 2021 (age 82)
Bernice Hill, 82, of St. Louis, MO was born on May 15, 1938 in Whiteville, TN to the late Miller Jones and Rose Herron. She passed away on Wednesday April 21, 2021 in St. Louis.
Her funeral service was held on Sunday May 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the Jerome Boyd Chapel at Dixie Funeral Home with Pastor Jermaine Shaw in charge. Burial was in the Antioch MB Church Cemetery and Dixie Funeral Home www.dixiefuneralhome.com was in charge of the professional service.
She was educated in the Hardeman County public schools. She joined Antioch MB Church-Whiteville where she remained a member.
After school she moved to St. Louis and was employed at Calgon Corporation until she retired and returned to Whiteville. She enjoyed cleaning and planting flowers.
She was married to the late Joe Hill who preceded her in death. Due to illness she returned to St. Louis to live with relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband; five siblings, Luther McNeal, Emma Price, Lavergne Williams, James Jones and Willie Mae Humphrey; and one son, Ray Williams.
She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Denise Green; three sons, Alvin Rivers, James Rivers and Larry Rivers; fourteen grandchildren; siblings, Cynthia Rey, Odell (Neicy) McNeal, Relzie Payton, Marie Taylor, Lorine Knox, Jerlean (David), Alma (Ed) James, Janie Tisdale, Iola Jones Allen, Charity Lake, Mary (Ray) Davis, Thomas (Glenda) Jones, Catha Jones, Linda (Johnny) Murphy, Milton (Carolyn) Jones; a host of other friends and relatives that will truly miss her.
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