Dolores Jane Smith was born some 86 years ago in Cartersville, Georgia. As a toddler she moved with her parents, Roland Smith, Sr. and Jane Brock Smith, to Minerva where she attended Minerva schools, graduating in 1949. She worked as an accountant in various businesses, both then and later.
She married Herbert Hill, a farmer of Greentown, and together they raised a son, David (Shin) Hill and daughter, Holly Mayernick,
While working as an accountant and raising her children, she also
attended Mount Union University and graduated from Malone College, after which she taught economics at Fairless High and Hoover High for ten years.
Upon the death of her husband, she invested in a company, Hill's Supply, Inc, which has grown to provide dairy equipment, supplies and services to all of Ohio and parts of all adjacent states.
She had three siblings, Roland, (Pauline) Smith Jr. Pat, (deceased) and Susan (Jerry) Hawk.
She is also survived by her husband, H. Doyle Smith.
The body will be cremated, but a memorial service will be held at St. Stephens Martyr Lutheran Church on Saturday, October 29 at 1:30 p.m. with the family meeting visitors from 12:30 p.m.
Memorials could be sent to the Girl Scouts, the Salvation Army, or to St. Stephens Martyr
Published by Akron Beacon Journal on Oct. 25, 2016.