Mary Jo Hill, 87, of Denton passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013 in Corinth. She was born November 8, 1925 in Aubrey, TX to Grover Henderson and Lona Bell Caddell Henderson. She married Edward Hill on May 11, 1946, who preceded her in death in 1997. She served as Denton County Clerk for 3 terms from 1974 to 1986. She worked for Denton County for a total of 28 years.
Mary Jo graduated from Aubrey High School, attended Texas Woman's University, and was a member of the Welch St. Church of Christ. She was also a member of Denton Lioness Club for 25 years, a member of the Professional Business Women's Association, and was active in many church activities.
Mary Jo loved bowling, baking, and baseball. She loved to cook, especially bake, for others and her kids, was an avid bowler, and was a big fan of the Texas Rangers.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at DeBerry Funeral Directors. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors with Terry Collins officiating. Burial will follow at Little Elm Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, 9400 North Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas 75231, or to the charity of your choice.
Mary Jo is survived by her daughter, Ruby Raines and husband, Steve; sons, Donald Hill and wife Gail, and Michael Hill and Ruth; grandchildren, Tyler Hill Raines, Stacey Raines Hooker, and David Hill; and great granddaughter, Karlee. She is preceded in death by her husband, and her parents.