Norma Hill


ULYSSES — Norma Lee Hill, 85, Ulysses, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.

ULYSSES — Norma Lee Hill, 85, Ulysses, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.

She was born July 14, 1928, in Kiowa County, to Verdie Herbert and Marietta Bertha "Maye" Johnson Mitchell. She graduated from Grant County Rural High School in 1946.

On June 9, 1946, she married Leonard Hill Jr., in Ulysses. They owned Southwest Fire Extinguisher and Nutrition Center before retiring in the mid-1990s. He died Nov. 1, 2008. She also was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include four daughters, Susan Britton and Mary Jo Dimitt, both of Ulysses, Barbara Lancaster of Sterling, and Terri Ann Scott of Livingston, Texas; a sister, Ellen May of Sun City, Ariz.; 14 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Ulysses. Burial will follow at Ulysses Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses. Memorials are suggested to Park View Assisted Living or the United Methodist Church, both in care of the funeral home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.

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