Joan Hill

Joan Hill

Joan Tate McCabe Hill, 77, of Monticello, passed away February 18, 2014, at her home.

She was a retired registered nurse and attended the Church of Christ.

Mrs. Hill enjoyed gardening, cooking, crocheting, knitting and fishing. She loved the outdoors and spending time with her family.

She was born February 13, 1937 in Drew County and was the daughter of the late Emory Tate and Mary Phenton Herring Tate.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Morris Hill; a brother, Donald Tate; a grandson, Joseph Adcock; and an infant son, Billy.

Survivors include two daughters, Gwen Craig and husband Timmy of Hamburg and Lisa Baldwin and husband Donnie of Monticello; a brother, Gary Tate of Monticello; a sister in law, Anne Tate of Denton, Texas; six grandchildren, Scott Chatman, Rodger Welborn, Jamie Cruce, Casey Craig, Bubba Cruce and wife April, Brittany Kulbeth Adcock and husband Ronnie; eight great-grandchildren, Alisa, Madison, Jase, Parker, Braxton, Blaine, McKinzie and Ashley; her nieces and nephews, Amanda Tate and husband David, Kelley Dancer and husband Dean and Jonathan Tate; her poodle Red; two very special friends, Betty Knobloch and Virginia Hillman; and her road trip sister, Ollie Baker.

Graveside services are February 21 at 11 Union Ridge Cemetery in Drew County. Visitation is February 20 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello,