Nelta Kathrine Jenkins Hill, 76, died on Sunday, October 10, 2021 in Columbus, Texas. She was born to Robert and Nelta Mae Jenkins on February 9, 1945 in Cotulla.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Joe L. Hill Jr., sister Peggye R. Couch (Bill) and brothers Robert E. Jenkins, Jr. (Mary), Raymond O. Jenkins, Richard S. Jenkins and her in-laws Joe and Olive Hill and her sister-in-law Olive Law and spouse Gerry Law, Sr.
Nelta is survived by her siblings Nancy Nieschwietz (John), Sandra Stone (James), Betty Kato (David), Rachel Mills, David T. Jenkins (Lisa), sister-in-law Joan Brown (FG) and numerous nieces and nephews.
She married Joe L. Hill Jr. on July 13, 1963. Nelta was a retired bank officer for BBVA Compass Bank in Lake Jackson, Texas.
Visitation was on Friday, October 15 from 5-9 p.m. at Peters Funeral Home in Cotulla. Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 16 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Cotulla. A memorial service will be held for Nelta at Glidden Baptist Church in Glidden, Texas at a later date. Memorials may be given to His Love Christian Counseling in Lake Jackson, Texas or a charity of choice in Nelta K. Hill’s name.