BARBARA J.W. HILL
Mrs. Barbara Jean Walker Hill, 78, 3363 Oakwood Circle, Petersburg, peacefully departed this life Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at Southside Regional Medical Center. Born September 1, 1940, in Birmingham, Alabama to Mattie Mae Walker and Thomas L. Greene. She was educated in the Birmingham Public School System and was a graduate of Ullman High School, Class of 1958.
Barbara married SGM (Ret.) Walter J. Hill and celebrated 58 years of matrimony July 2018. In addition to being a military spouse, Barbara worked in the retail business including J.M. Baker Shoes Company, Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) and Marshalls Department Store.
She was a former member of Fort Lee Non-Commissioned Officers’ Wives’ Club, Life Member of VFW Post 622 Auxiliary, Southside Regional Chapter Senior Circle, and member of the Petersburg Alumni Chapter Silhouettes of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Barbara was preceded in death by her mother, stepfather, one sister and brother, Deputy Police Chief Robert Walker of Birmingham.
She is survived by her husband, Walter Hill and son, Henry Hill (Sonja) both of New Kent, VA; three grandchildren, Darryl Hill (Tanesia) of Virginia Beach, VA; Henry Andre Hill of Petersburg, VA, and Brittnae Hill of Dumfries, VA; four great-grandchildren, Deneshia, Zymareon, Daijah and Aleigha: one uncle, Hozie Walker, Jr. (Eloise) of Detroit, MI; sister-in-law, Carolyn Walker; a niece, KeArian Harris of Birmingham, AL; two nephews, Robert Walker, Jr. and Roderick Walker of Birmingham, AL; and a host of devoted cousins and other relatives and friends too numerous to name.
Services will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, October 31, 2018, in the Chapel of J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA. Interment will be held in Elwood Cemetery, Birmingham, AL.
A wake will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at the funeral establishment.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202.
J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va., (804) 732-8911, watch the funeral services live online at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.