Beatrice Hill


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Posted Online: Dec. 27, 2012, 5:41 pm
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Beatrice L. Hill, "Mrs. B," 75, of Davenport, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at her home.
Memorial services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Weerts, Davenport.
She was born in 1937, in Paris, Mo., to Matthew and Rosie Bassett. She married William Jake Hill in 1960. He died in 1995.
Surviving are children, Denise Hill, Rozella Foulks, Cherie Hill, John Hill; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; siblings, Arlene Mack, Vercella Davis, Bobby Bassett, Harry Bassett, Eugene Bassett, Alden Bassett.












 




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