Mrs. Dora Shands Hill, 88, of 25514 Troublefield Road, Stony Creek, Va., slipped into her eternal rest on June 16, 2014, at the home of her daughter, Susie Robinson. She was born on May 5, 1926, to the late Noy and Minnie Shands, the last of 13 siblings
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She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter Hill; three sons, James Ernest, Sam Jr. and Melvin. She was a member of the St John Baptist Church, Stony Creek, Va.
She leaves to cherish her memories, two daughters, Susie Robinson of Stony Creek, Va., and Vella Brown (Weeladdie) of Richmond, Va,; two sons, Larry Hill (Loretha) and Charles Hill, both of Richmond, Va,; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, devoted, Tammy Bryant, Shalandra Wilson, Alonzo Hill, Timmy Hill; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A special thanks to Pastor Herbert R. Holly II, Gentiva Hospice family, caregivers, Thashima Hayes and Frances Powell, and countless others who assisted in the care of our mother, too numerous to name.
A celebration of life will be held 1 p.m. June 21, 2014, at St John Baptist Church, Stony Creek, Va., with the Rev. Herbert R. Holly II, officiating. Interment will follow at the Hill Family Cemetery, Stony Creek, Va. Public viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2014, at the Petersburg Chapel of Joseph M. Johnson & Son. Family and friends are asked to assemble at 12:15 p.m. the day of the service at the residence. Funeral services are entrusted to the Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home, 530 S. Sycamore St., Petersburg, 804-863-4411.
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Published in The Progress-Index from June 17 to June 19, 2014