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Juanita Gail Hill

Jun 30, 2012 - Staff

Juanita Gail Hill, 61, died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at her home in Rock Spring, following a battle with lung cancer. She was the daughter of Emma Jean Ross of Lander.

Cremation has taken place and memorial services were Saturday, June 23, at the Mount of Olives Lutheran Church in Rock Springs.

Juanita Gail Ross was born Oct. 16, 1950, in Roswell, N.M., the daughter of Robert F. and E. Jean (Hodges) Ross. She attended schools in Gurdon, Ark.

She married Les L. Hill on Sept. 23, 1972, in Evanston.

Mrs. Hill was employed at Ted's Supper Club as a waitress for 25 years and left in January 2011.

She ran the Holiday Craft Fair for 32 years.

Her family said she loved to fish and spend time outdoors with her family.

Survivors include her husband, Les L. Hill of Rock Springs; her mother, Emma Jean Ross of Lander; one son, Robert Duane Hill and wife Linett Holly of Huntsville, Ala.; one daughter, Jennifer Denise Hill of Denver; one brother, Robert Dean Ross and wife Jean of Aiken, S.D.; brother-in-law, Doug Hill and wife Linda of Morton; two grandchildren, Carson Shelby and Kennedy Nicole Holub; two nieces, Cheri Wells and husband David of Bozeman, Mont., and Nacona Hengen and husband Aaron of Boulder; two nephews, Jared Ross of Aiken, S.C., and Cody Hill and wife Kristy of Fontanelle; great nieces, Camrynn and Alanna Wells of Bozeman, Mont.; great nephews, R. Hawk Ross of Aiken, S.C., and Tracer Hengen of Boulder; 18 cousins; one aunt and one uncle.

She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Francis Ross.

Memorials may be made to Huntsman Cancer Foundation, 500 Huntsman, Salt Lake City, UT 84108 or Hospice of Sweetwater County, 809 Thompson St., Suite D, Rock Springs, WY 82901.

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