In memory of
Cecile S. Hill
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In memory of
Cecile S. Hill
Mrs. Cecile S. Hill was born on September 27, 1928 to the union of Johnny and Rebecca Sanders. A native of Loreauville, La. and a resident of New Orleans, La., Cecile passed away on the evening Of Tuesday June 1, 2021. Cecile was baptized at an early age and attended catholic school in New Iberia, La. where she lived with her siblings, father and aunts after the death of mother when she was just one year of age. Following in the footsteps of her sister, in 1943 Cecile moved to New Orleans, La. where she met and married Frank Hill. Of that union there were 7 children, Eve, Pamela, Frankie, Chonia, Charlotte, Gerard, and Kathy. In 1995 she joined Franklin Ave, Baptist Church where she remained an active member until health concerns prevented her attendance. For many years she worked at Charity Hospital and later worked at Domino Sugar Refinery until her retirement some years later. In addition to her parents, Cecile was also proceeded in death by her husband Frank Hill, one daughter Chonia Taylor, two brothers Turner Sanders, and Johnny Sanders; three sisters Mariska Hayes, Eldora Anthony, and Joyce Pinkney; and one grandson Tyrone Pernell. She leaves to cherish her fond memories and carry on her legacy to her five daughters, Eve (Pat) L. Collins (James), Pamela J. Luke (Wilfred-deceased), Frankie M. Gardner (Leroy), Charlotte (Minnie) Lewis (Ronald-deceased), Kathy Barker-Minor (Wayne), Chrissy Purcell (granddaughter she raised; one son Gerard T. Hill, one step son Gerald Cardier, and one adopted son Claudel Hamilton, 19 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a funeral service at Franklin Avenue Baptist Church 8282 I-10 Service Rd. New Orleans, LA. on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 10:00am. Visitation is at 9:00 am. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Norman Mayer Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the guestbook. As mandated by the State of Louisiana due to the Covid-19 pandemic, attendance is limited. Everyone is required to adhere to all restrictions. You must wear a face mask at all times and practice social distancing.
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3933 Washington Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125
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In memory of
Cecile S. Hill
Mrs. Cecile S. Hill was born on September 27, 1928 to the union of Johnny and Rebecca Sanders. A native of Loreauville, La. and a resident of New Orleans, La., Cecile passed away on the evening Of Tuesday June 1, 2021. Cecile was baptized at an early age and attended catholic school in New Iberia, La. where she lived with her siblings, father and aunts after the death of mother when she was just one year of age. Following in the footsteps of her sister, in 1943 Cecile moved to New Orleans, La. where she met and married Frank Hill. Of that union there were 7 children, Eve, Pamela, Frankie, Chonia, Charlotte, Gerard, and Kathy. In 1995 she joined Franklin Ave, Baptist Church where she remained an active member until health concerns prevented her attendance. For many years she worked at Charity Hospital and later worked at Domino Sugar Refinery until her retirement some years later. In addition to her parents, Cecile was also proceeded in death by her husband Frank Hill, one daughter Chonia Taylor, two brothers Turner Sanders, and Johnny Sanders; three sisters Mariska Hayes, Eldora Anthony, and Joyce Pinkney; and one grandson Tyrone Pernell. She leaves to cherish her fond memories and carry on her legacy to her five daughters, Eve (Pat) L. Collins (James), Pamela J. Luke (Wilfred-deceased), Frankie M. Gardner (Leroy), Charlotte (Minnie) Lewis (Ronald-deceased), Kathy Barker-Minor (Wayne), Chrissy Purcell (granddaughter she raised; one son Gerard T. Hill, one step son Gerald Cardier, and one adopted son Claudel Hamilton, 19 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a funeral service at Franklin Avenue Baptist Church 8282 I-10 Service Rd. New Orleans, LA. on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 10:00am. Visitation is at 9:00 am. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Norman Mayer Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the guestbook. As mandated by the State of Louisiana due to the Covid-19 pandemic, attendance is limited. Everyone is required to adhere to all restrictions. You must wear a face mask at all times and practice social distancing.
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Services Provided By
Rhodes Funeral Home - Washington Avenue
3933 Washington Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125
Past Services ╲╱
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