Valdosta Daily Times

September 16, 2013

Dorothy Carter Hill


The Valdosta Daily Times

-- — Dorothy Carter Hill, age 90, of Jasper, Fla.. passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 at her home following an illness of some time.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Jasper, Fla. with Pastor Roger Hutto officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Jasper, Fla.

The family will receive friends between the hours of 6-8 p.m. this evening, Sept. 17, 2013 at Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, Fla.

Ms. Hill was born on April 21, 1923 in Echols County, Ga. to the late William and Neta Carter. Upon graduation from high school, Dorothy attended and graduated with a Degree in Education from Florida State College for Women in Tallahassee and went on to teach elementary education for almost 30 years in Jasper. During her career she coached girl’s basketball and invested in the lives of many young children until her retirement in 1992.  She was a faithful member at First Baptist Church in Jasper until her health prohibited her attendance. Ms. Hill was predeceased by her husband, Billy Wayde Hill and daughter, Claire Hill Stewart.

Survivors include her daughter, Karen Hill, Lake Park, Ga.; one brother, Fred Carter, Sylvester, Ga.; one sister, Doris Bassett, Gretna, Fla.; three grandchildren, Tory Harris (Beth), Tara Harris Phelps (Heath) and Tate Harris (Victoria); one great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Claire Harris.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Nature Coast, 857 SW Main Blvd. Suite 125, Lake City, FL. 32025 or to the Teacher’s Memorial Scholarship Trust Fund, 207 N.E. 2nd Street, Jasper, FL. 32052. — Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, Fla.