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February 8, 2024

Mary Fern Hillman

 

Mary Fern Hillman, 98, passed away of natural causes early Saturday morning, January 27, 2024. She was a longtime resident of the West Jackson community near Richwood. She was born April 24, 1925 in Ashland, Kentucky, and she grew up with five brothers and two sisters. She was of Scots Irish, English, and German descent. Her mother Etta Allen was from the mining counties of Bell and Knox in southeastern Kentucky. Her father William Harmon Stull, an orphan, grew up with relatives in Bath County in central Kentucky.

Her family lived in the Millseat area of Ashland, Kentucky. After she married, she moved with her husband Squire (Paul) to Vallejo, California while he was stationed at Mare Island Naval Base during World War II. She worked at the Pete…

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