Of Olney and formerly of Champaign, IL passed away at 11:26 AM – Thursday, July 12, 2012 at the Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, IL.
Private family services will be held. Arrangements are under the care of the Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home in Newton, IL. Memorials may be made to the Richland County Human Society. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.blakefh.com.
Julie was born on October 16, 1965 in Champaign, IL the daughter of Michael and Kathleen (Cox) Lassen. She married Tony Hill and he preceded her in death.
Julie had worked as a supervisor at Carle Medical Supply in Urbana. She was a Christian and enjoyed reading, playing euchre, loved cats and spending time with her family.
Julie is survived by:
Mother and Step Father – Kathleen and Don Smithenry of Newton, IL
3 daughters – Jessica Hill of Champaign, IL
Jamie Whittington of Champaign, IL
Ashley Whittington of Champaign, IL
2 Grandchildren – Lynn and Amara
Brothers – Michael Glaze of Bement, IL
Jason Glaze of Moutain Home, AR
David Smithenry of Champaign, IL
Kenny Smithenry of Homer, IL
Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Julie was preceded in death by her father and husband.