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Margaret Ballard Hill, 87

Margaret Ballard Hill, 87

Margaret Ballard Hill, 87, of Flat Rock passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at her home.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Louise Tankersley Ballard, her husband, Clyde Hill, her son, Mike Hill and nine siblings.

She had worked at JP Stevens in her early years but predominately was a loving housewife, mother and grandmother. She was very active in her church, Victory Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. God and family was the center of her life.

She is survived by a daughter, Linda Hingenitz and her husband Ron of Flat Rock; one grandson, Joe Hingenitz of Flat Rock and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Victory Baptist Church on Orchard Road with Pastor Stanley Adcock officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Wednesday night from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Victory Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to WGCR AM720, 3232 Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, or to Victory Baptist Church, 482 S. Orchard Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.