Mary Faith Hill, 78, North Manchester, died at 7:04 p.m. April 1, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw. She was born Nov. 22, 1934 in Goshen, to Glenn and Elsie (Long) Cripe.
She graduated from Manchester College in 1956. On Aug. 4, 1956 she married Ted M. Hill. She was a schoolteacher and high school administrator in Indiana and Texas. She was a member of Congregational Christian Church, North Manchester, Delta Kappa Gamma, Wabash Retired Teachers Association, Indiana Retired Teachers Association, American Legion Auxiliary, North Manchester, and Women of the Moose, North Manchester. She loved caring for her family, was an avid reader and very active in church.
She is survived by her husband, Ted M. Hill, North Manchester; one son, Rex A. (Lauri Jo) Hill, Johnson City, Tenn.; one brother, Alvin Cripe, New Paris, Ind.; two sisters, Caroline Bennett, Kalamazoo, Mich., and Grace Cripe, Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren and one great grandchild. One daughter, Cinda Gambill, died in 2009.
Services to be announced at a later date.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Mary Faith Hill, memorial contributions may be made to Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut Street, North Manchester, IN 46962. Arrangements entrusted to McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 W, North Manchester.