SIKESTON - John Lee Hill, 54, died Sept. 12, 2004, at his home.
Born Feb. 21, 1950, in Parma, son of Harriet McKeller Hill of Essex and the late William Hill, he had lived in Parma and Essex. He was a forklift operator with the General Motors Truck Division in Marion, Ind., for 30 years and moved to Sikeston two years ago. He was a Shriner and third degree Mason.
Survivors in addition to his mother include: one daughter and son-in-law, Alesha and Joey Stewart of Jeffersonville; five brothers, Chester Earl Hill of Essex, Donnie Wayne Hill of St. Louis, Ben Hill of Chicago, Charles Edward Hill of New Madrid and Ernest Hill of Marion; five sisters, Betty Gay and Willie Lee Bailey of Malden, Mable Jacob and Annie Thompson of Essex and Mildred Hill of Sikeston; three grandchildren; and a special friend, Edna Herrion of Sikeston.
One sister and four brothers preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. Saturday until service time at 1 p.m. at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. James Turks of Sikeston will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery at Malden.