Betty Jean Hill-Addington


BETTY JEAN HILL-ADDINGTON, 85, of Clinton, IA, formerly of Fulton, IL, died Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the Alverno Health Care Facility in Clinton.

Her funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home with Rev. Catherine Martin, Pastor of Fulton Presbyterian Church officiating. A visitation will be held from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Fulton Township Cemetery. A memorial to the American Heart Association has been established.

Betty was born April 30, 1933 in Fulton, IL to Edwin W. and Evelyn M. (Ravis) Kruse. She was educated in the Fulton grade schools and was a 1951 graduate of Fulton High School. On July 19, 1952 she married George D. Hill in Albany, IL. He died on April 10, 1975. She later married Ernest L. Addington on November 9, 1981 in Las Vega, NV. He died October 9, 1997. Betty had worked as a secretary at the Fulton High School. She then worked as a clerk for the former Woods Pharmacy in Fulton. Most recently she was a bus driver for the Riverbend School District in Fulton, retiring in 2005. Betty was a life-time member of Fulton Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed bowling, reading, yard work, attending grandchildren's sporting events, and spending time with family. She was an avid card player, especially Euchre and Bunco.

Survivors include one daughter, Lisa Hill of Jacksonville, FL; four sons, Dave (Gini) Hill of Clinton, IA, John (Laurie) Hill of Thomson, IL, Jim (Cindy) Hill of Clinton, IA and Mike Hill of Albany, IL; fourteen grandchildren; thirty great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; one sister, Shirley (Richard) Schrader of Fulton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; one daughter, Pamela Hill; one great grandchild, Brandon Krause.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Alverno for their attentive care of Betty.

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James Ravis
Apr 07, 2019
I enjoyed spending many visits with her and Shirley at the family home in Fulton. We will all miss her and I am glad my wife and I were able to visit her about a year ago. Remember the good times and “Bless Her Soul”.