Nelle L. Snively Hill

April 23, 1914 - May 9, 2010

04/23/1914 - 05/09/2010

Past Services

Wednesday May 12, 2010
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947
Thursday May 13, 2010
Powhatan Cemetery
165 Main Street
Powhatan Point, OH 43942
740-795-5105 Ei | Directions
Thursday May 13, 2010
11:00 am
Trinity Episcopal Church-Bell.
42nd Noble Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947

NELLE L. SNIVELY HILL 96 of St. Clairsville, Ohio formerly of Bellaire, Ohio died Sunday May 9, 2010 at the Belmont Community Hospital in Bellaire, Ohio.

She was born April 23, 1914 in Powhatan Point, Ohio a daughter of the late James A. and Louella Muster Snively.

Nelle was a former clerk with the former Dankworth Drug Store and the former Duvall’s Pharmacy both of Bellaire, Ohio and the Fashion Hosiery in Wheeling, West Virginia. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Bellaire, Ohio, the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 581 Shadyside, Oriental Shrine, Isis #1 Patrol, Shriner’s Widows Club, St. Mary/Martha Guild, the AARP, Kennagers and the Shadyside Crazy Band and the OPALS Club.

Nelle was a devoted wife and daughter, a wonderful, loving and caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She had a keen sense of humor to go along with her outgoing personality. She will be sadly missed by her sons and family and all who knew her. May God bless her and keep her until we meet again.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lowell “Sonny” Hill on September 1, 1971, an infant son, David, two sisters, Wilma Densmore and June Radonavich and five brothers, Arch, Mike, George, Terry and Fred Snively.

Surviving are her two sons, Robert “Bob” Barbara Hill of Avon, Conneticut and C. Gary Charlotte Hill of St. Clairsville, Ohio and two sisters-in-law, Kathryn Snively and Katherine “Kata” Snively both of Powhatan Point, Ohio. Also five grandchildren, Bradley Hill, Vanessa Thomas, Tyler Hill, C.G. “Bunker” Hill and Zack Hill and thirteen great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 am at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Bellaire, Ohio with the Rev. John Brandenburg officiating. Interment in the Powhatan Cemetery in Powhatan Point, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church , 43rd and Noble Streets, Bellaire, Ohio 43906.

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Michael Lewis
8 years ago

A great lady, a little ornery but thats why we loved her. I will never forget all the memorable New Years Eve’s spent with the Grandma’s.

Margaret Falcetta
8 years ago

Bob and Gary…Nelle was a gift from heaven to all who were ever touched by her smile, hearty laughter and love of life. It is such a honor to have been her friend.

Love to everyone,

Margaret and Jim

David Shiltz
8 years ago

Bob, I remember our times at OSU and our summer at Wheeling Steel–Benwood and Steubenville. I remember traveling from Bellaire back to Columbus with your gracious parents.

Debbie Steed and Lanny Sitar
8 years ago

Dear Gary and family,

Nelle was special. I remember her at Dankworth’s Drug Store where my mom managed the soda fountain, the parties at our house with Nelle and her guitar and the songs she sang. She could be so funny. I will never forget her. May God bless you and your family in your loss.

The Pecikonis'
8 years ago

Gary and Charlotte,

Our deepest sympathies during this time of sorrow. Just know that you are in our prayers.

Mark, Wendy and family

Betty Jane Smith Blumenauer
8 years ago

Gary and Family,

Hugs to you all. The world has lost a wonderful person. And I know your world has a huge void. But, we can all smile, knowing she’s breathing easier and I suspect she’s entertaining all of heaven, her friends and family that preceded her. I know they’re thrilled she’s among them. I know too that my Mom will be much happier to be back side by side with her “Best Friend” Nelle. I have great memories of Nelle, the smiles and laughter from her stories and jokes. And oh how she could make me blush. But I also remember that very caring side of Nelle. She loved her family dearly. I admired her zest for life. She was a rare one – a very special lady. Many many many people loved her. More hugs, Betty Jane

Joyce Zeiher
8 years ago

Gary and Family….I was so sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. I had never met her but heard good things about her. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Joyce Zeiher

Gillian Muller Lancione
8 years ago

Grandma Hill had great passion for life and a wonderful sense of humor. I remember when she played and sang with the band at Bunker and Lori’s wedding! What a great lady!

Our thoughts are with you all.

Love, Gillie and Karl Muller

The Crum's
8 years ago

Here is to Nell’s life! She lived it well and made an impression on each and every person she met…. may we all stive to live as well……………..

Life should NOT be

a journey to the grave

with the intention of arriving

safely in an attractive and

well preserved body,

but rather to skid in sideways,

chocolate in one hand,

wine in the other,

body thoroughly used up,

totally worn out

and screaming ëWOO HOO…

what a ride!í

Gary Hill
8 years ago

It was a great ride and a wonderful life. Thanks, I’ll miss you.

Your loving son


Kate Curran Ross
8 years ago

Mr. Hill….

So sorry about the loss of your mom. She was a wonderful neighbor to us and always had a “hello” and a smile. I will keep your family in my prayers.

Dan Simpson
8 years ago

Mrs. Hill’s own remarkable qualities were reflected in the lives of her children. In many ways she had not had an easy life. She was also one of the funniest people I ever met, a great storyteller and always ready to laugh at herself. We will surely miss her.

Debra and Mark Mountain
8 years ago

Nell was a great Lady with one dynamic personality, always a joy to be around! God Bless and keep her close in all your hearts.

Polly E. Karr
8 years ago

Nelle was my gandmother’s best friend and thankfully I was able to spend a lot of time with her when I was growing up. She never failed to make me laugh until I couldn’t breathe. Nelle was and will always be the most fun person I have ever met.

8 years ago

Nelle will be sadly missed. We will always remember the church events. She could always lighten up a room with all her jokes.

Love you always

Tricia, Jackie, Curtis

Radonovich family
8 years ago

Our many thoughts and prayers are with the families as you celebrate Aunt Nell’s life. We all treasure her humor and know that Aunt Nell is in a better place. She will be greatly missed.

Love, Michael and Lavonne

Phyllis Harvey
8 years ago

To the family of Nell.

Thinking of you at this time of sorrow. Nell was a very special Lady, that I’ve know ever since joining the Ladies Oriental Shrine in Wheeling. She brightened many of our days. She’ll be missed by many. Sincerely, Phyllis Harvey

Don & Deloris
8 years ago

We are saddened to hear of the loss of your mother. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Dick and Blanche Goetze
8 years ago

We went one condolence but I do not see it. You had your Mom a long time, I lost mine when I was 35. Your parents went dancing with Dick’s. I loved her, she made me laugh and gave me lots of good advice. My Mom loved her, too. I think of her when I go back to Bellaire, and pass her house. Much love and always remember her. love, Dick and Blanche Goetze