Ms. Frances Phillips Hill
WRENS, Ga. - Ms. Frances Phillips Hill, 90, loving wife of
70 years to the late William "Bill" Luther Hill, entered into rest
Wednesday morning, December 8, 2010 at Keysville Nursing
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, December 10,
2010, at the James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Hill
and Rev. J. Scott McKinney officiating. Interment followed in the
Blythe UMC Cemetery.
Born to the late Willie Anderson Phillips and Joseph Cephus
Phillips in Hephzibah, she married and lived in Augusta, Atlanta,
Miami, FL and Wrens where she and Bill owned Hill's Bar-B-Q.
After retiring in 1994, she loved to travel, especially going on
trips with all of his grandchildren. Frances was always up to a good
yard sale. She was a member of Wrens Baptist Church, the Fidelis
Sunday School Class and Keenagers Club. Frances was a devout
Christian woman, a loyal, faithful wife, and a devoted mother and
grandmother. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Frances was also preceded in death by her grandson, Scott Walden
and her six siblings, Ted Phillips, Carrie James, Inez Raborn,
Wesley Phillips, Joe Phillips and Billy Phillips.
Her survivors include her children, William Baxter Hill (Hilma)
and Elaine H. Walden (Ray) Augusta GA; five grandchildren, Sheri
Dill (Stacey) Dearing GA, William Timothy Hill (Joy) Graceville
FL, Jennifer Walden Savannah GA, Mark Walden (Jennifer) Berea
KY, Ryan Walden (Holly) Martinez GA, and Alicia Walden Jett
(David) Mineral VA; 12 great grandchildren, Brittany S. Norton
(Kyle), Ian Sproat, Katelin Dill, Brandon Hill, Cody Hill, Emma
Walden, Rachel Walden, Gracen Walden, Kate Walden, Talmadge
Walden, Raleigh Walden, and Tyler Jett; one great-great grandson,
Evan Norton; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.
Pallbearers were Mark Walden, Ryan Walden, Cody Hill, Stacey
Dill, Kyle Norton and Curtis Barber.
Honorary memorials may be made to Wrens Baptist Church
Building Fund, PO Box 217, Wrens GA 30833 or Shine For Scott
Foundation, PO Box 12072, Augusta GA 30914. The family wishes
to express their heartfelt thanks to the staff of Keysville Nursing
Home for their compassion and friendship.
James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Web posted on Thursday, December 16, 2010