James “Fred” Hill

James “Fred” Hill, 85, of Monroe died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 in Fort Smith, Ark.He was born March 18, 1929, in Sugarloaf. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of Beekeepers Association and a member of the Oaks Nursing Home Domino Club. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Hill and Lavada Perry; sisters, Dorothy Fryhover and Wilma Flanary; brothers, Lee Edward Hill, Bill Perry, and Hubert Perry; and nephew, Donnie Fryhover.He is survived by 11 nieces, Dianne Reed, Cheryl Stacy, Paulette Kersh, Karen Palmer, Juanita Billy, Shirley Lovell, Marilyn Ritter, Iva Kay Thompson, Pam Tarling, Lisa Woodard and Cynthia Perry Weaver; five nephews Gerald Thompson, Sherman Thompson, David Lee Woodard, Mike Perry and Keith Wayne Perry.Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, at Monroe Baptist Church in with burial in Springhill Cemetery in Monroe. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. Thursday at Monroe Baptist Church. Pallbearers will be Jeff Stacy, Jess Goodman, Jimmy Crouch, Rick Wilson, Jason Kersh and Wayne Kersh. Honorary pallbearer will be Ronnie Bennefield. Memorials may be made to The Donnie Fryhover Scholarship Fund at Community State Bank in Poteau. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.