Scio--Mrs. Margaret M. Hills, 86, formerly of Knights Creek Rd, died today, Monday, April 2, 1984, in Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville, after a brief illness. Born March 7, 1898 in Rexville, she was a daughter of Thomas and Nellie F. Skillman Smith. On July 23, 1930, she was married to Ralph M. Hills, who predeceased her on April 9, 1958.A former resident of Whitesville, Mrs. Hills had been employed at silk mills in Hornell and Andover, and at glove factories in Hornell and Wellsville.......Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Paul (Sylvia) Merry of Scio; a son, Ralph E. Hills of Wellsville; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Lee (Frances) Gillan of Virginia Beach, Va.;.....a sister, Mrs. Mabel Haskell of Friendship; 2 brothers, David Smith of Belmont and Volney Smith of Bolivar; stepbrother, John Dean of Whitesville, 2 step-sisters: Mrs. Freda McGraw and Mrs. Bessie Saunders, both of Whitesville, ....Funeral services on Wednesday April 4, 1984 and burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville.

(Submitted by Donald Adams)