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Betty Ruth Hill, 83, Russell Springs, KY (1935-2019)

Betty Ruth Hill of Russell Springs died peacefully at her home surrounded by her children on Saturday, August 31, after a brief illness. She was 83 years old.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019, at 1pmCT at Jamestown United Methodist Church, 200 N Main St, Jamestown, KY.

Visitation will be held from 6pmCT until 8pmCT on Thursday at Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY.

She was born on December 12, 1935.

Survivors include:
  • Four children: Ed (LeAnn) Hill, Fairborn, Ohio, Sandy Lanbetter, Fairborn, OhioGary (Valerie) Hill, Vandalia, OhioNancy (Rob) Evans, Xenia, Ohio
  • Eight grandchildren
  • Thirteen great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her mother Olza Mae Stearns and her beloved life partner Jimmy Douglas Johnson.

The family requests memorials be made to the Russell County Hospital Auxiliary or to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Betty Ruth Hill, 83, Russell Springs, KY (1935-2019)

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