Anita Bell Hill, 82 of Excelsior Springs passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by family on Wednesday May 12, 2021.
Anita was born on March 3, 1939 to Edgar and Anna Mae McGinnis. She was the second of 6 kids. Donnie, Glenn, Delbert, Vernie and Sharon. Anita graduated from Missouri City high school and later wed Gary Hill on May 15, 1959. Gary and Anita raised 4 children together, Debra, Patricia, Nancy and Frank.
Anita worked at several endeavors such as The Sowing Factory, Whitaker Cable and drove a school bus for special needs children for many years while caring for her own children. Later in life Anita and Gary purchased her dream farm where she enjoyed raising cattle, pigs and especially Arabian horses. Anita also loved gardening, planting flowers, attending auctions and being with her granddaughters.
Anita was proceeded in death by her mother, father and all 5 siblings.
She is survivors by her children: Patty Myers, Debbie Myers, Nancy Palmer (Paul), and Frank Hill. Her grandchildren: Heather Cowan's (Jeremy), Amanda Emry (Brandon). Her great grandchildren: Avery, Westin, Lawson, Jaxon, Emerson, Charleigh, and her beloved dog Toby.
At Anita's request no services or memorial will be held.
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made in Anita's name to The Special Olympics at specialolympics.org.
Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond is in charge of arrangements
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Published by Thurman Funeral Home - Richmond from May 15 to May 16, 2021.