Dorothy Ruth Taylor Hill obit

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Dorothy Ruth Taylor Hill obit - Dorothy Taylor Hill passed away Avalon Place...
Dorothy Taylor Hill passed away Avalon Place Nursing Home on January 16, 2015. Ad er 91 years on this earth she is now at peace with her Lor and Savior. Funeral services will Monday, January 19 at 3:00 pm at First United Methodist Church in Monroe. Visitation will be in the Fellowship Hall from 1:00 pm until service time. Rev. Lynn Malone and Rev. J. Roddy Taylor will oc ciate. Interment will follow Mulhearn Memorial Park under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Monroe. Dorothy was born on June 8, 1923 in Monroe to Clayton Livingston Taylor and Moise Vincent Taylor. She grew up in Monroe, attended Ouachita Parish High School and graduated from NLU with a degree in elementary education. She also received her master’s degree and plus 30 from NLU. She spent the majority of her teaching years at Jac Hayes School where she liked to say she taught multi-generations o children. She had the unique ability to discern the needs of each child and she was loved and respected by her children and their parents. Dorothy was a member of First United Methodist Church in Monroe for more than 60 years and outside of her family, it was the most important thing in her life. For years she sang in the choir and was member of the United Methodist Women and Anna Gray Noe Sunda school class. She and her group of special “lady friends” spent man happy times together traveling, playing cards and Mexican Dominoes. In her last four years, spent at Azalea Estates and Avalon Place, she warmed the hearts of all who saw her because of her constant chuckle and ever-present smile. Even though Dorothy dearly loved her church, friends and work, her family was most important to her, and her unconditional love fo us was felt by each of us to the very end. She was always ready and excited about every family event, whether it was a birthday party, holiday celebration or vacation. No matter how great our need, she was always there to lend a hand or show her support. i e loss of our “Gehee” will leave a huge hole in our hearts. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marzelle Hill; son, Sam Hill; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lavania and John Woodburn and Marie and Harold Hunt. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Fred and Pam Hill and Danny and Judy Hill; grandchildren and spouses, Kim Hill DeWitt and Ron; Jeh Hill and Sha; Stevie Hill and Kelly; Carmen Hill Eberts and friend Shayne; Craig Hill; Meagan Hill; Samantha Hill; Rachael Simmons and Mark; Rebecca Smith; Scott Dalton and Tammy; Brandon Dalton and Amber; brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Lois Taylor and 23 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews and close friends. Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pall bearers. i e family wishes to express their deep gratitude to the stah s o Azalea Estates and Avalon Place for the kind and gentle way the cared for our “Gehee”. In lieu of e owers, the family requests that memorial donations made to First United Methodist Church, 3900 Loop Road in Monroe in her name. i ose gid s would be a more lasting tribute to her through the good works they would allow the church to oh er to those in need. Nothing would please her more. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfu- Kilpatrick Funeral Home Monroe, LA Dorothy Taylor Hill

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  1. The News-Star,
  2. 18 Jan 2015, Sun,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page A12

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