Evelyn Lenora Davis Hill, 93, of Selma died Monday, October 27, 2008 at a local hospital. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at Choctaw Corner Cemetery in Thomasville, AL with Rev. Stephen Rutherford officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday. Mrs. Hill was born Feb. 6, 1915 to Edna and Jim Davis in Marengo Co.; She lost her dad at the age of 8 but never lost her treasured memories of him. She met and married Judge F. Hill on March 30, 1930. Together they had two sons.
Evelyn was a quality control supervisor until retirement at age of 72; she then became a loving childcare provider until age of 86.
Mrs. Hill was preceded in death by her husband, Judge F. Hill; precious loving son, James D. Hill; parents, James Davis and Edna Etheridge Davis Newton; brothers, Dovey Davis and J.C. Davis; and sister, Annie Laura Etheridge.
She was survived by her son, Tommie M. Hill (Elaine) of Crestview, FL; grandchildren, Debbie Booker (Walter) of Selma, AL, Kimberly Fessler (Pat) of Omaha, Nebraska, James D. Hill II (Pamela) of Crestview, FL and Anthony Hill of Crestview, FL; great grandchildren, Makala Lane (Dan) of Selma, AL, Megan Henderson (Jesse) of Selma, AL, Michael Godwin of Selma, Dylan Fessler of Omaha, and Jacob D. Hill of Crestview; sisters, Polly D. Baggett of Hollandale, MS, Margaret Griffith of Utica, MS, and Evie Earl Potter of Yazoo City, MS; special friends and family, Jean Galyon, Jean Boehmer, Ruby Kervin; numerous nieces and nephews, step sisters, brothers, five step greatgrandchildren, and cousins. She also leaves behind many loving memories, especially the stories she has shared with any available listener. Loved by many who knew her as “Granny Hill”.
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