Dr. Ruth Hill Jones

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JONES, DR. RUTH HILL, 103, second daughter of the late Reverend and Mrs. John Acton Hill was born in Somerset, KY, on July 31, 1909.

She graduated from Central H.S. in 1927. Dr. Ruth holds degrees from Wilberforce University, the University of Chicago and Indiana University. She united with Quinn Chapel A.M.E. church in 1941. She worked as a teacher and librarian in the J.C.P.S system for 41 years. Additonally, she served as the librarian at Simmons Bible College for 20 years.

Dr. Jones was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

She leaves behind her niece, Ann Blackwell; grandnephew, Devin W. Blackwell, who affectionately called her "Lil Girl" (Marshelle); great-niece, Daisy Ann; great-nephew, Devin Jr.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at her church, 1901 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd. Visitation will be 1- 2 p.m. Sunday at the church. A.D. Porter & Sons Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

Online condolences: www.adporters.com

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Published in The Courier-Journal on Apr. 10, 2013
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