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Darlene Hill

August 16, 1941 — October 15, 2023

Crandall, Texas

Darlene Hill

Funeral service for Darlene Hill, 82, of Crandall, TX will be held Thursday, October 19, 2023, at 11:00am at the Central Baptist Church, Crandall, TX with Dr. Charlie Wilson and Dr. Michael Goodman officiating. Interment will follow at Crandall Cemetery with Russ Howard, Joshua Howard, Jackson Howard, Robert L. Goodman II, Walker Goodman, Roger Kell and Derek Mitchell serving as pallbearers.  Dennis Eastep, Guy Eastep, Ronald Powell, Gerald Williamson and Charles Howard are honorary pallbearers.  Visitation will be Wednesday, October 18, 2023, from 6-8pm at Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home in Kaufman, TX and at 10:00am at Central Baptist Church in Crandall, TX. 

Darlene passed from this journey into her glorious eternal life with Her Savior on October 15, 2023.  She was born August 16, 1941, to Robert L. and Fannie Walker in Crandall, TX.  In 1959 she married Bobby Goodman and later married Clifford Hill on August 11, 1990.  She graduated from Celeste High School.  She went on to further her education at East Texas State University where she earned a B.S. and Master of Education.  While attending night school, she began her education career as a paraprofessional at Forney ISD.  She then taught school at Boles Home, Terrell and Dallas ISDs where she diligently served special education students and their families.  She continued to impact students upon her retirement as a substitute teacher for Dallas ISD.  She was a member of the Texas State Teachers Association during her teaching career.  She also served as Cub Scouts den mother, and was a youth minister in Mississippi, and was proud to be a member of Rainbow Girls (Eastern Star) in her youth.  She was a member of Central Baptist Church, Crandall, TX.  She always enjoyed her many adventurous vacations with family over the years.  She is survived by daughter, Amanda Felts of Crandall, son Michael Goodman and wife Susan of London, England, son Robert L. Goodman and wife Mary Lou of Whitney, grandchildren: Jennifer Felts of North Carolina; Tiffany Felts of California; Lauren Mitchell and husband Derek of Louisiana; Walker Goodman and wife Megan of London, England; Emily Goodman of Rhode Island; Robyn Goodman of Cleburn; Krystyna Kell and husband of Roger; Robert Goodman II and wife Kate, 4 great grandchildren: Robin, Madison, Joshua and Landon; sister Jewel Howard, niece Carol Powell and husband Ronald; nephew Dennis Eastep and wife Teresa; niece Diane Eastep; nephew Russ Howard and wife Kelle, as well as several great nephews, whom she loved to spend time with as often as possible. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Clifford Hill; sisters Bea Shook and Billie Henery; brother Herman Walker.

Memorials may be sent to Central Baptist Church of Crandall, TX. 

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 19, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Central Baptist Church

1749 FM148, Crandall, TX 75114

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