The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


March 7, 2014

Pearl Hill, of Albemarle, passed away March 4, 2014, at age 82

Thursday, March 6, 2014 — Pearl Little Hill, 82 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at her home.

Pearl was born September 12, 1931, in Rowan County, to the late George Pinkney Little and the late Mary Rachel Oakes Little. She was also preceded in death by a son, James McCoy Hill Jr.; one sister, Ella Powell; and two brothers, Ed and Bill Little.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014 at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Nathan Fox, will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Congregational Christian Church in Albemarle.

She is survived by daughters, Pat Hill James and Connie Hill Almond of Albemarle; son, Garry Hill and wife Sue of Hilliard, Fla.; three sisters, Nancy Lyerly, Jenny Corl and Dolly Talbert; grandsons, Wesley Almond of New London, Brian Hill of Gilroy, Calif., Jason Hill of Venice, Fla., and Michael Hill of Fort Myers, Fla.; granddaughter, Stephanie James-Cowan of Mooresville; seven great-grandchildren; and two beloved fur-babies, Jody and Boo.

Memorials may be made to Stanly Community Christian Ministry, Inc., PO Box 58, Albemarle, NC 28002 or the Humane Society, PO Box 1632, Albemarle, NC 28002.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Hill family.

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