Margie Nell Moore Hill, 86, of Petal, went home to be with her precious Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on January 14, 2013. Services will be at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at Moore Funeral Chapel in Petal, followed by burial in Hillcrest Cemetery. Rev. Wayne Flurry and Rev. Timothy Moore will officiate the service with special music by her grandson, Stevie Dewease. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons.
A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she cherished her family and time spent with them. Her family loved spending time with her and learning stories of her past 86 years, especially tales of her younger days. She lived through the depression and World War II, having brothers and friends who served.
Margie Nell was a member of 4oth Avenue Church of God, where she served for many years in the nursery. Her ministry was rocking babies and she loved every minute of it. She also devoted time to the new church building by painting, cleaning and doing anything she could to assist in the completion of it.
Her beloved husband, Hardy T. “Speedy” Hill; her parents, Claude and Rosie Herchenhahn Moore; infant daughter, Brenda Hill; sisters, Lela Herrington and Eva Anderson; and brothers, Arlice Moore and Rev. Rayford Moore, all preceded her in death.
She is survived by two daughters, Debra (Buster) Willis of McHenry and Phyllis (Ronnie)Porcello of Ovett; two sons, Leslie (Rita) Hill of Sumrall and Tommy Hill of Runnelstown; a sister, Mildred Dyess of Ellisville; a brother, Herbert Moore of Macedonia; grandchildren, Russell (Jodie) Bennett, Clifton (Leta) Willis, Jolene (Eric) Strickland, Kristi (Brandon) Nesler and Jennifer (Stevie) Dewease; and great-grandchildren, Braden, Carson, Ava and Cela Rose Strickland, Kelsey, Kirsten and Lauren Willis, Colton Bennett, Justin Martin, Dalton Lee, Kendall and Camden Dewease, Natalie and Andrew Nesler; and great-great-granddaughter, Lexie Martin.
The family would like to say a special tahnk you to all the wonderful staff at Forrest General Hospital on 6T for your loving care of our precous mohter and grandmother. You blessed us with your love and compasion and we are forever thatnkful you were a part of our lives at this time. Also, a special thank you to the staff at the Cancer Center and to her doctors, Dr. Bellare, Dr. Cheng and Mrs. Linda Bell, ANP who cared for Momma to the end. May God richly bless each of you as you have blessed us.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Petal.