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Shirley JoAnn Hill

September 20, 1942 — October 21, 2018

Shirley JoAnn Hill


Shirley JoAnn Stutts Hill


JoAnn Hill, 76, of Ellerbe, NC went to be with the Lord on October 21, 2018 at First Health Hospice and Palliative Care. She was born in Richmond County on September 20, 1942 daughter of the late Coy and Octavia Stutts of Norman, NC.


Surviving are her husband Joesph Hill of the home, her three sons, Jason Hill(Doug Woods) of Winston-Salem, Conley Hill(Kelly) and Andy Hill of Ellerbe. She has three granddaughters, Heather Hill(JustinWebster) of Winston-Salem, Carley Hill of Lexington, and Kailey Hill(Chad Marion) of Raleigh. She also has three great-grandsons, Levi Webster of Winston-Salem, Maximus and Memphis Marion of Raleigh, and three brothers, Gerald and Phillip Stutts of Ellerbe and Danny Stutts of Biscoe, and many nieces and nephews. She was a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Sister-in-law, Aunt, Cousin, and Friend to all.


JoAnn was the Manager of Purchasing and Warehousing for 30 years with Hanes Dye and Finishing in Winston-Salem,NC until her retirement in 2000. She was known and respected by employees at Hanes Dye. During her retirement, she was involved in the community work through serving at the Richmond County Soup Kitchen and volunteered as a Census Leader with Richmond County. After retirement she attended McLean Presbyterian Church in Ellerbe. She was known as a caring, kind and loving person who brought much happiness to others.


A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 11:00 am at McLean Presbyterian Church, with Dr. John Stone and Reverend Jamie Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Ellerbe Cemetery.


The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Carter Funeral home in Ellerbe, NC.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to McLean Presbyterian Church Youth Group, c/o Lowell Hill, 735 Fire Tower Road, Ellerbe, NC 28338.

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Past Services


Wednesday, October 24, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carter Funeral Home Ellerbe Chapel

143 Church Street, Ellerbe, NC 28338

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

McLean Presbyterian Church

723 Fire Tower Road, Ellerbe, NC 28338

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