Chesterton Tribune

Service for Joann Hill Saturday

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Joann Hill, age 73, of Grovertown, formerly of Chesterton, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012.

She was born August 20, 1939 in Crummies, Kentucky, to Chester and Betty (Wiggington) Wright.

In 1957 she married Ancil Eugene “KY” Jackson who preceded her in death in 1989.

Survivors include her children Judy Littrell of Portage and Ancil E. “Eddie” (Catherine L.) Jackson of Valparaiso; sister, Olivia Blevins of Kentucky; grandchildren Brittany Elizabeth Childers, Ancil M. “Matt” Jackson, Natalie L. Jackson and Morgan M. Jackson and her significant partner, Robert E. Baker of Grovertown.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Regina Leigh Jackson in 1969.

Joann graduated from Evarts High School in Kentucky. She had worked for many years at Aylesworth School in Portage and Northview High School in Middlebury, Ind.

She will be fondly remembered for her love of reading, landscaping and quilting.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, 10:00 a.m. at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery, Portage.

Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the VNA of Porter County.


Posted 4/25/2012