POPLAR BLUFF -- Minnie Hillis, 99, March 7, 2007, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.
Born April 24, 1907, in Austin, Ky., she was a homemaker and a longtime resident of Butler County. A member of the First Christian Church since 1951, she lived and farmed in Broseley for 44 years. She then retired and moved to Poplar Bluff in 1976.
On April 25, 1925, in Butler County, she married Jess Hillis who preceded her in death on April 20, 1980.
Survivors include: two sons, Joe Hills and Jim Hillis of Poplar Bluff; two daughters, May Hunter of New Madrid and Mary Crabbtree of Poplar Bluff; and 11 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. today at the Fitch-Hillis Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the New Oak Hill Cemetery with the Dr. Steven Williams officiating.
Burial will follow at the New Oak Hill Cemetery.