NEW CASTLE - Hill, Betty (Washburn), 85, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Twin Oaks Assisted Living in New Castle.
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Born in Cincinnati, OH to the late Clarence and Elizabeth (Hicks) Washburn, she grew up in English, KY. Betty was a longtime member of New Castle United Methodist Church. She also served as a magistrate on the Henry County Fiscal Court, filling out the term of her husband upon his death.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Hill, Sr.; four sisters, Juanita Coffey, Dorothy Mae Washburn, India Sarles and Diane Goetzinger, and brother, Clarence "Buddy" Washburn.
She is survived by a daughter, Bernice (Hill) Southworth (Ron), of Salvisa, KY; son, Ed Hill (Karen), of Louisville; two sisters, Alberta Murphy, Louisville and Mildred Marshall, Carrollton, KY; and four grandchildren, Elizabeth Collins (Dave) of Louisville, Stephen Hill (Kelly) of Lexington, KY and Wes and Hagan Southworth of Lexington.
Service: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Garry Polston of Eminence. Burial will follow in New Castle Cemetery. Pallbearers are Elizabeth Collins, Stephen Hill, Wesley and Hagan Southworth and Donnie and Kathy Moore. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.
Contributions may be given to New Castle United Methodist Church or Hosparus.
Prewitt Funeral Home Inc
425 N Main St
New Castle, KY 40050
Published in The Courier-Journal on June 17, 2014