In loving memory of

Barbara Hill
July 23, 1944 - July 1, 2019

Barbara Eileen Hill, age 74 of Prairie City, passed away on Monday July 1, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Prairie City Christian Church. Burial will follow at Waveland Cemetery. Visitation will take place on Saturday beginning at 12:00 p.m. at the church. Memorials may be directed to the Barbra Hill Memorial Fund and condolences may be left for the family at

The daughter of Max and Edith (Peery) Williams, Barb was born on July 23, 1944, in Des Moines, Iowa. She graduated from Prairie City High School in 1962 and attended Simpson College for two years receiving a bookkeeping certificate. Barb worked in the accounting department at A&E Dairy in Des Moines for 30 years. She was a member of the Prairie City Christian Church. She enjoyed going to the Iowa State Fair and flowers, however her greatest joy in life was the time she spent with her grandsons.
Those left to honor her memory include her daughter, Rebecca (Lance) Oelmann; two grandsons, Maxwell and William; a brother, Claire (Kathy) Williams and a brother-in-law, Dennis Brubaker. Preceding her in death were her parents, and a sister, Maxine Brubaker.


Becky Maire wrote on Jul 15, 2019:

"I was so sad to here of Barb's passing. She was a very gentle, caring and loved by so many. I will miss her very much. Heaven received a special angel. RIP Barb, till we meet again. "

La Vern Hampton wrote on Jul 6, 2019:

"La Vern Hampton (class mate) So sorry to hear this. I remember a party she had,the girls where learning how to cook in school (pigs in a blanket). My prayer are with you all."

Dale Davis wrote on Jul 4, 2019:

"Dale Davis (cousin) and wife Brenda send our love and prayers to all Barb's family. "

Pastor Max and Peggy wrote on Jul 2, 2019:

"What a beautiful lady inside and out, she definitely had a contagious smile and positive attitude and loved the Lord! She has passed her wonderful personality down to her daughter ?? Barb will be greatly missed, we are grateful for the time we knew her! Prayers for comfort and peace, knowing we will meet again some day! Love to Becky, Lance, Max and Will!!!"

Angela Johnson wrote on Jul 2, 2019:

"So very sorry to hear this. Barb was a dear friend. She will be greatly missed! Prayers for you and your family Becky. Angela Johnson"

Deb Jones wrote on Jul 2, 2019:

"Becky and family, My heart breaks for you! Barb could not have hoped for a better daughter and family. Prayers of comfort for you all! ?"