Lois Movilee Hill Reid – Obituary

by Lynn McMillen
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Lois Movilee Hill Reid
Funeral for Lois Movilee Hill Reid (84), of Hartselle will be held Friday, December 7, at the Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Elder officiating. Visitation will be Friday at 2 to 4 pm at the funeral home with funeral services beginning at 4:30. Graveside services for immediate family will be held Saturday at Johnson Chapel Cemetery.
Mrs. Reid died early Tuesday morning December 4, 2012, after an extended illness at the home of her daughter, Jana R. Terry. She was born in Morgan County on April 16, 1928 to Author Clay Hill and Lillie Ann Tanksley Hill. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe H. Reid Sr. and a young son, Jackie Reid. She is also preceded in death by brothers, Prentice Ralph Hill and Travis Leldon Hill and a sister, Inez Kathleen Hill Myers.
She is survived by one son, Joe H. Reid Jr. of Danville; two daughters, Sue R. Robertson (Lanny) of Wetumpka, Alabama andJana R. Terry (Mike) of Hartselle; five grandchildren, Stephen Robertson of Wetumpka, Jodie Reid Champion and Charlotte Reid of Danville, Christopher Terry of Falkville, and Spencer Terry of Birmingham as well as seven great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Reid is also survived by one brother, Fletcher Hill (Eunice) of Decatur, sisters Frances Hill Lott and Avis Hill Wallace (Rassie) of Neel and Mary Hill Jones (Larry) of Decatur.
Mrs. Reid became a Licensed Practical Nurse after her first two children entered school. She worked asaprivate duty nurse and then worked as a Recovery Room Nurse at the Decatur General Hospital for more than25 years. She retired from Decatur General to enjoy her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved gardening and expanded her rose garden and lily garden plus planted other flowers and continued her vegetable garden.
Pallbearers will be Rassie Wallace, Lanny Robertson, Mike Terry, Stephen Robertson, Christopher Terry and Spencer Terry.
Much appreciation is extended to Brentwood Assisted living in Muscle Shoals, Eldercare in Decatur and Southern Care Hospice for their care of mother during her illness. Words cannot begin to express our appreciation for Avis Hill Wallace and Charlotte Reid for always being there when additional help was needed.

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