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Rosemary Sidell Hill

April 17, 1931 ~ December 15, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Rosemary Sidell Hill Obituary

Rosemary Sidell Hill, age 92, of Charleston, IL (formerly of Villa Grove, IL) passed away at 9:55 a.m. on Friday, December 15, 2023 at Cumberland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Greenup, IL. She was born April 17, 1931 in Tower Hill, IL, the daughter of Fred and Ruby (Morrison) Babb. Rosemary married Robert Melvin Sidell on July 1, 1947 in Piggott, AR; he passed away on March 7, 1993. She later married John A. Hill in November of 2003; he passed away on July 30, 2010.  

Survivors include children, Roxy Graham (Keith) of Flora, IL and Ricky Sidell (Terri) of Charleston, IL; grandchildren, Wendy Taylor, Chad Graham, and Kristin Fancher (Craig); great grandchildren, Addison Graham, Lilia Claire Graham, Cameron Graham, Ayden Taylor, and Ashlyn Fancher; and sister, Joane Swolkin of Charleston, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents and husbands; brother,  Jack Babb; and sister, Nellie Lou Moore.

Rosemary attended Villa Grove High School in Villa Grove, IL. She dedicated her time as a loving homemaker to her husband and children. Rosemary later worked as a beautician and enjoyed helping her husband, Robert with his service master cleaning business in Charleston for many years. She was also employed at Eastern Illinois University during college enrollment periods as an administrative assistant. Rosemary was a member of the First Christian Church in Villa Grove, IL and later a member of the Central Christian Church in Charleston, IL. She was very active in her churches. Rosemary enjoyed cooking and sewing. She loved spending time with her family.

Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in Mound Cemetery, 1285 W. State St., Charleston, IL with Pastor Joe Briseno officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Central Christian Church, 915 W. Lincoln Ave., Charleston, IL 61920.

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Graveside Service
December 20, 2023

11:00 AM
W. State St, Mound Cemetery, Charleston, IL


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