In Loving Memory

July 23, 1936 – December 29, 2017


Lillian, AL

Jewell Ellen Hill, 81, passed away, Friday, December 29, 2017.  Jewell was a native of Thomasville NC, a longtime resident of Maryland before retiring to Alabama in 1991. She enjoyed cross stitching and gifting her creations to family and friends. She was also an avid Hummel collector and loved to travel. Jewell traveled extensively with her husband and friends, and sometimes even with her children. She loved to cruise and visit the casinos, and enjoyed going to one of her favorite places which was Aruba. She spent many years working for the federal government before retiring to Alabama to escape the cold weather.

Jewell is survived by her loving husband Donald whom she had been married to for 65 years; her children, Donald Hill Jr. (Kathy), Aurora, Colorado, Susan Hill Martin (Joe), Fairfax, Virginia, Margaret Hill Wyatt (Robert), Millersville, Maryland; two brothers, Jerry Grubb (Betty Jean) of Jamestown N.C. And Hoyle Grubb (Betty) of Thomasville N.C.

She is survived by her 6 grandchildren, Kimberly Martin Beck (Chris), Donald Hill, III (Wendy), Joe Martin, Jr. (Ashley), Aubrey Hill Cross (Ken), Kristie Wyatt Stadig and Jeremy Wyatt (Becca); seven great grandchildren, Ryan Beck, Donald Hill IV, Keegan Beck, Farrah Stadig, James Cross, Corbin Stadig and Aluriel Cross and her 3 grand-fur babies.  She will be missed by all

In keeping with Jewell’s wishes, she has requested no service. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the American Cancer Society at  Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL, 36526.