2012-10-24 / Obituaries

Jacqueline (Jackie) Mays Hill

Mrs. Ruby Jacqueline (Jackie) Mays Hill, 82, of Sylvania, died Saturday morning, Oct. 20, 2012, at her residence under the care of her devoted family and Ogeechee Area Hospice.

She was born in Burke County, Georgia, to the late Ruby Murphy and Hubert Mays and retired from Screven County Hospital after serving as a bookkeeper and admissions clerk for 28 years. She also was a member of the Hurst Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Austin Matthew (A.M.) Hill, Jr.; five sons and daughters-in-law, Gary W. Hill, Gerald D. Hill, Ronald A. and Wendy Hill and Richard E. and Laura Hill, all of Sylvania, and Randal D. and Melissa Hill of Millen; a sister, Arnoldine M. Loren of Hephzibah; grandchildren, Cindy Sheffield, Deanna Zeigler, Stephanie Hill, Chelsea Hill, Matthew Hill, Taylor Hill, Casey Stichtenoth, Mitchell Dickey, Jada Dickey, Emily Hill, Katie Hill and Holly Hill; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Hill were held Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at 2 p.m., at the Hurst Baptist Church with the Rev. Greg Davis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be her sons and grandsons.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mrs. Hill’s former co-workers at Screven County Hospital.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hurst Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Ryan Parker, 769 Hurst Church Road, Sylvania, Georgia 30467.

Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home of Sylvania is in charge of all arrangements. thompsonstricklandwaters.com.

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