September 29, 2018


Emily Hope Hill
April 4, 1924 - September 26, 2018

Mrs. Emily Hope Hill passed away at home peacefully as she wished at the age of 94.

She was born in Belford, N.D. on April 4, 1924. She was known as the “Cactus Lady” of Washington Parish and it was not unusual to pass by her home on Ontario Avenue and see in the yard a giant Century Cactus Plant which stood 30 FT. tall in full bloom. She was very independent and never had to work, doing as she wished and loved to travel with her sisters.

She is survived by three sons, Allen Hope, Marvin Hope and Michael hope, one granddaughter, Tracie Stroud of Shreveport, one sister, Cecelia O’Shanick of California, and one brother, Mike Obach of Belfield, N.D. .

She was married to Joe Hope who died in 1959 and later on to Onice “red” Hill deceased in 2013. She will be sadly missed by all.

Services will be held Sunday September 30, 2018 at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home beginning at 10:00 A.M. until religious services at 11:00 A.M. The Interment will follow in the Ponemah Cemetery.

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