Maxine R. Henness Hill
CHILLICOTHE: Maxine R. Henness Hill, loving wife, mother and grandmother, 99, of Chillicothe, Ohio died 6:45 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Westmoreland Place following a brief illness.
She was born September 5, 1912, in Ross County, Ohio to the late Raymond W. and Effie Byers Henness.
She was married September 10, 1934, in Greenup, Kentucky, to Donald A. Hill who died June 13, 2000.
She was also predeceased by her son, Donald R. Hill who died April 16, 2005; an infant grandson, Donald Raymond Hill; sisters, Millie Emrich and Aileen Blazer; brothers, Everett, Roy, Kenneth and Orland Henness.
Maxine is survived by her grandson, Jon C. "Chris" Hill; a daughter-in-law, Sharon Pittenger Hill; a great-grandson, Brandon Hill; a great-great-grandson, Ryan Hill; a brother, Gordon (Mary) Henness; special nieces, Martha Wright, Barbara Lunde and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Maxine was a member of the Brookside Church, a 45 year member of the O.E.S. Chapter #419 and the Ross County Senior Citizens.
She was an award winning quilter, gardener, loved mushroom hunting, Ohio State Football, the Reds and was still driving her car at age 99. She'll be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2012, in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Jack Norman and Rev. David Dean officiating.
Burial will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may call at Ware's from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brookside Church Senior Center, 2215 Egypt Pike, Chillicothe, OH 45601.
You may sign her online register at www.warefh.com
Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on May 21, 2012