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Obituary for Barbara Ann Canaday Hills (Sell)

Barbara Ann  Canaday Hills (Sell)
Barbara Ann (Sell) Canaday Hills, age 70, of Hollister, Missouri, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018, in Branson. Barbara was the oldest daughter of Lawrence and Elsie Sell, born on October 2, 1947, in Springfield, Missouri.

Barbara attended Willard Elementary School and graduated from Walnut Grove High School and Draughon’s Business University. She worked with accounting and computers for many years, then studied interior design, starting her own company, B. Sell and Associates. She enjoyed refurbishing many hotels and motels in the Branson area.

Barbara loved playing the piano, and as a teenager had enjoyed accompanying a gospel quartet, The Gospelaires. She accepted Jesus into her heart as a child while attending Rose Hill Baptist Church near Willard, MO., and currently attended Sanctuary of Hope, Branson, MO.

Barbara was preceded in death by her Dad. She is survived by her husband, Cecil Hills, her sons, Justin Canaday and his wife Sarah of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Kevin Canaday of Denver, Colorado, her mother Elsie Sell of Ash Grove, MO., her sisters, Linda Voris and her husband Bob Voris of Walnut Grove, MO, Mary Frances Snider and her husband Jim Snider of Fair Grove, MO., several nieces and nephews, her loving caregiver, Marie Burnes, and a host of friends.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, September 28, 2018 at Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson, MO. Interment will be at 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Rose Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Willard, MO. A visitation will be held one hour prior to service. Barbara loved her family and was a very generous and caring person. Donations in her memory may be made to Sanctuary of Hope 1790 Bee Creek, Branson, MO. 65616
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