Easter Eunice Turner Hill, age 78, of Old Orchard Place in Pearisburg, went to be with our Lord Thursday December 23, 2004 at her home. Born in Bassett on July 29, 1926 she was a daughter of the late William and Sally Dobson Turner. Easter was a devoted member of First Baptist Church in Pearisburg where she faithfully worked in the Usher Ministry , First Baptist Chorus and the Missionary Society, where her kind words and faithful service will be truly missed. One of her favorite songs was “May The Work I’ve Done Speak For Me” . She has gone to a home of no more pain or suffering in Christ. “I’m free, no more chains holding me, my soul is truly resting in Thee. “It’s Been A Long Tegious Journey, But I Made It Somehow.” She was married to the late Leonard Edward Hill.
She leaves to cherish her memory two sons and daughter-in-law Clay L. and Pam Hill of Olympia, WA, James L. Turner of Martinsville; three daughters and son-in-law Harriet and Freddie Morgan of Pulaski, Erma J. Lewis of Roanoke, Leigh E. Hill of Christiansburg; two sisters Annie Mae gravely of Martinsville, Sally T. Lampkins of Martinsville; a very devoted friend Samuel Dickerson of Haver de Grace, MD; nine grandchildren Shawn Eaves and wife Lannette of Blacksburg, Eric Eaves and Andre Eaves both of Pulaski. Raypheal Milton III, and wife Amy of North Carolina, Maurice Milton and wife LaShawnda of Pembroke, Tamika Lewis, Amanda Lucado both of Roanoke, Chris Hill,Carey Hill both of Olympia, WA, twelve great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday December 27,2004 at 2:00 PM in the First Baptist Church in Pearisburg with Pastor Michael Bratton and Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church one hour before the services. On line condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.