|Birth: ||Dec. 20, 1919|
|Death: ||Jan. 1, 2010|
Laverne Brasfield Hill, 90, died Friday, Jan. 1, 2010, at the Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center in Amory after an extended illness. A lifelong resident of Monroe County, she was born Dec. 20, 1919, in Smithville to Joseph Arthur and Ora B. Ausbon Brasfield. She married Robert Hamilton Hill in 1942; he died in Dec. of 2003. She was a charter member of the North Boulevard Christian Church. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing and gardening. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.
Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Bro. Robb Lentz, Bro. Buzz Wilkinson and Bro. Ferman Anderson officiating. Burial will be in the Haughton Memorial Park.
Survivors include two sons, Bobby Dwight Hill (Sweetie) of Amory and Joseph Richard "Dicky" Hill (Judy) of Collierville; one daughter, Susan Hill Lentz (David) of Collierville; three grandchildren, Karen Barrett (Wes), John Hill (Tracy), and Robb Lentz (Ashley); and nine great-grandchildren, John Wesley, Rachel, Luke, Adam, and Lauren Barrett, Daniel and Davan Lentz, and Jacob and Christian Hill.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Floyd, Melvin, and Casper Brasfield; four sisters, Fleta Shumpert, Flonnie Gilmore, Mellie Stevens, and Jewel Nash; her parents; and her husband.
Pallbearers will be John Hill, Wesley Barrett, Wayne Howell, James Allen Hill, John Wesley Barrett, Jackie Palmer, and Luke Barrett.
Honorary pallbearers will be John Carlson and J.T. Thornton.
Visitation will be at 1:30 until service time today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the North Boulevard Christian Church, P.O. Box 472, Amory, MS 38821 or to the Sunbelt Christian Youth Ranch, 8782 Old Hwy 80, Lake, MS 39092.
Originally appreared in NEMS360.com January 3, 2010
Joseph Arthur Brasfield (1880 - 1944)
Ora Buelah Ausborn Brasfield (1880 - 1961)
Robert Hamilton Hill (1914 - 2003)*
Fleta Edna Brasfield Schumpert (1901 - 1996)*
William Floyd Brasfield (1904 - 1970)*
Flonnie Mae Brasfield Gilmore (1906 - 1991)*
Mellie Green Brasfield Stevens (1909 - 2004)*
Melvan Boyd Brasfield (1912 - 1918)*
Jewel Ethlune Brasfield Nash (1914 - 2001)*
Casper Lafayette Brasfield (1917 - 1992)*
Ruby Laverne Brasfield Hill (1919 - 2010)
Haughton Memorial Park
Created by: Pat Brasfield Simmons
Record added: Jan 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46252010