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Doris Hill

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Doris Hill, 91, was taken from this life into the presence of her heavenly Father on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at her home in Iola, Kansas.
Doris was born July 31, 1922, at Bush City, the daughter of Frank F. and Neva M. (Miller) Huggins. She grew up on the family farm at Bush City and graduated from Kincaid High School in 1939. She continued her education at Iola Junior College and Pittsburg State Teacher’s College.
On Nov. 3, 1946, Doris married Victor L. “Vick” Hill and they made their home in Wichita. She taught for a number of years and then worked 23 years in government service in Kansas City. They moved to Iola following their retirement and traveled to Kodiak Baptist Mission in Alaska to work as volunteers. Vick preceded her in death Aug. 18, 2000.
Survivors are her daughter, Vickie L. Wheeler, Kennesaw, Ga.; sister, Fern Wolken, Garnett; and four grandchildren, Christopher Griswold, Brittany Wheeler, Scott Young and Shawn Young.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Jackie Brown, grandson Brandon Matthew Griswold and three siblings.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 o’clock tonight at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels, Iola.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels. Burial will be at Kincaid Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and left with the chapel, which is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

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