Betty J. (O'Dell) Hill (1923 - 2015)


Betty J. Hill, 91, of Vandalia, died at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.
Graveside services will be held at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday at Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday at Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia. Memorials: Donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared at
She worked at Johnson, Stephens and Shinkle Shoe Co. and Heritage House, both in Vandalia, and also babysat for more than 50 children over the years.
Mrs. Hill was born on Sept. 8, 1923, in Loogootee, the daughter of Nelson L. and Clara Evelyn Tarr O'Dell. She married Victor L. Hill on May 29, 1947, in Ramsey; he preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 2012.
She is survived by a sister, Jerri Hadley of Ramsey; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Bud O'Dell; and sisters, Mildred Stein, Ruby Sieben, Gladys Phillips and Ilene Rose.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Jan. 5 to Jan. 14, 2015