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Hitz, Barbara
Barbara L. Hitz, 58, of Monmouth died at 6:25 am Friday, November 19, 2010 at her home.

She was born on June 15, 1952 in Galesburg, the daughter of Carl and Laura (Hicks) Powell. She married Melvin Hitz on December 20, 1995 in Galesburg. He survives.

Also surviving is her mother, Laura Long of Roseville; one daughter, Laurie Beth Hitz at home; two sisters, Luella Cooley of Monmouth and Ethel (and Jerry) Bailey of St. Augustine; one brother, Steven Powell in Florida and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, her stepfather Jack Long, one brother and one sister.

Barbara graduated from Media High School. She was a member of the Stronghurst Christian Church. Her hobbies included collecting butterflies and angels. She also loved spending time with her daughter.

Graveside service will be at 11:00 am Monday, November 22, 2010 at the Abingdon Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before the service on Monday at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel.

Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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