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In Memory of

Mary Joe Hill

February 1, 1931 - June 17, 2017

Obituary


The singular Dallas Hill left this earth peacefully at home on June 17, 2017. Darlin' Dallas was an icon on the Houston modeling scene from the 60's into the new millennium, working runway, as well as print and TV. She left an impression on many young women whom she taught charm school and modeling. Dallas used her status as a local celebrity to help countless charities, including the Cancer Assistance League and Catholic Charities. Later in life, she renewed her passion for visual art through her paintings, with showings on display in Texas, New York...

The singular Dallas Hill left this earth peacefully at home on June 17, 2017. Darlin' Dallas was an icon on the Houston modeling scene from the 60's into the new millennium, working runway, as well as print and TV. She left an impression on many young women whom she taught charm school and modeling. Dallas used her status as a local celebrity to help countless charities, including the Cancer Assistance League and Catholic Charities. Later in life, she renewed her passion for visual art through her paintings, with showings on display in Texas, New York and Japan. Dallas relished her role as mother to her five children and took pride in her six grandchildren.
Dallas is preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Hill, and her son, Christian Hill. She is survived by children: Marc Hill (Jeffrey), Filomena Martin (Lee), Thaddaus Hill, and Gifford Hill; grandchildren: Ross, Libby, Jordan, and Christian Hill and Mary Alice and Russell Martin; sister: Sissy Park (Jim) of Beaumont.
A Rosary will be led by Archbishop Emeritus Joseph Fiorenza, Dallas' high school classmate, at Earthman Bellaire Funeral Home, at 7 o'clock p.m. on Friday June 30, 2017. Visitation prior to the Rosary beginning at 6 o'clock p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 o'clock a.m., Saturday, July 1, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church, 410 N. Center Street, Weimar, Texas.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to Hospice Brazos Valley, 302 E Blue Bell Rd, Brenham, TX 77833 or Catholic Charities, 2900 Louisiana St., Houston, TX 77006