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Mother Idella Thompson Hill

February 17, 1941 November 16, 2018
Mother Idella Thompson Hill
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Mother Idella T. Hill of Gainesville, FL quietly passed away November 16, 2018. Born in Margaretta, FL she graduated from Keller High School and Santa Fe Community College. She accepted Christ at an early age and married the late Elder James Hill, Sr. They served the Westside COGIC, Alachua, FL as Pastor & First Lady for 42 years. Mother Hill was a dedicated Sunday School Teacher, member of the Gainesville District Hospitality Committee and a retired teacher's aide at Duval Elementary.

She leaves behind her children, James Hill, Jr. (Shannon), Lawrence Hill, Janice Hill-Early (Scottie); four grandchildren, Jamie Hill, Danielle Hill, Yasmin White, Taylor Hill-Miles; great grandchildren, Jordan Elliott, Laila Hightower, Aubrey Stokes; seven sisters, Gladys Symonette, Barbara Prior (Pastor Henry), Polly McKay (Henry), Grace Givens, Susan Belford, Gail Haygood, Carol Jefferson; a brother, Otis Thompson; Her Westside COGIC Family, other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 1:00 pm Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Williams Temple COGIC, Elder Kenyarda Feathers Sr., is Pastor, Pastor Videll Williams, Presiding, Supt. Lowell T. James is Eulogist. Burial will be in Forest Meadows Cemetery - East. Viewing on Friday 3 pm - 7 pm at Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home 727 NW 2 St., Gainesville, FL and Saturday at the church 12 pm - 1 pm. No viewing after eulogy. Family will meet at the church 12:45 pm. PINKNEY-SMITH FUNERAL HOME OF GAINESVILLE.
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3:00 PM 11/23/2018 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/23/2018 7:00:00 PM
Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Gainesville

727 NW 2nd Street
Gainesville, FL 32601

Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Gainesville
727 NW 2nd Street Gainesville 32601 FL
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1:00 PM 11/24/2018 1:00:00 PM
Williams Temple Church of God In Christ

628 NW 7th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601

Williams Temple Church of God In Christ
628 NW 7th Avenue Gainesville 32601 FL
United States

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Forest Meadows Cemetery - East Final Resting Place

3700 SE Hawthorne Road
Gainesville, FL 32640

3700 SE Hawthorne Road Gainesville 32640 FL
United States

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