Eleanor Ann Springer Hill

Published 4:39 pm Wednesday, July 5, 2017

2nd Timothy 4-7: “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.”
Eleanor Ann Springer Hill, 79, of Hampton, went home to be with her Lord, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home.
A native of Lexington, Ala., she was a daughter of the late Sharp and Mable Bradley Springer. She had lived in Tennessee since 1964.
Eleanor was retired from the Carter County School System. She was a member of Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hill; three brothers, Wayne, Charles and Jimmy Springer; and a sister, Linda Lovelace.
Survivors include her children, Mike Hill and wife Angie, and Renee Lewis and husband Gene; grandchildren, Malone and Kinzey Hill, Kendra Lewis and Maci Lewis-Andrews and Lucas; a special friend, neighbor and brother in Christ, Bobby McGee; four sisters, Frances Killen, Florence, Ala., Aggie Kubiszak, Chattanooga, Gracie Wilson and Sue Holden, both of Lexington, Ala.; and one brother, Robert Springer, Florence, Ala. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Eleanor Ann Springer Hill will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 6, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Shane Waters and the Rev. Greg Whitehead officiating. Music will be provided by Bobby McGee. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 7, in the Whitehead Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Friday, will be Bobby McGee, Greg Whitehead, Joe Street, Bob Hughes, Glen Cates, Lucas Andrews and George Roberson. Honorary pallbearers will be Howard Wilson, Dennis Holden, Kevin Whitehead, Gene Honeycutt, Toby Tolbert and her church family. The family extends a heartfelt gratitude to Judy Deloach and all the caregivers at Ivy Hall Nursing Home and also a special “Thank You” to the Elizabethton Senior Citizens Center, staff and friends. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence of Renee and Gene Lewis, 126 Valley View Court, Hampton. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Hill to the Whitehead Cemetery Fund, c/o George Roberson, 1167 Rittertown Road, Hampton, TN 37658. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website: www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Hill family.

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