Hillsboro, Tennessee – Mrs. Mildred Hill Sherrill, 96, entered into Heaven Sunday November 18, 2018 at the hospital in Winchester, Tennessee. She was born in Alto, Tennessee on November 9, 1922 to Elgin Berry Hill and Docie Dooley Hill who preceded her in death along with her husband of 38 years, Albert Peyton Sherrill; brother, Elgin B. Hill Jr.; sisters, Coleen Hill, Willie Pearson, Marilyn Floyd, Gaynelle Hill and an infant sister.
Mildred was a devout Christian attending church with her children until her health declined. She was a school teacher beginning her career in a one room school house at Rutledge Hill and ultimately retiring from Hillsboro Elementary School. During World War II she welded fuel tanks for the war effort. Mildred enjoyed cooking for her family, and serving her homemade apple pie to her adoring grandchildren. She loved painting, sewing, jewelry making, cross stitching, quilting and gardening.
She is survived by her son and wife, Philip and Barbara Sherrill, Hillsboro; daughter and husband, Helen and Monte Stewart, Winchester; sister, Ruth Hill Weston and husband Phil, Micco, Florida; grandchildren, Matthew Rose and fiancé Audrey Welch, Amanda Rose, Amy Rose, Melissa and husband Jonathan Jones and Stephen and wife Anna Sherrill; along with several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday in the Central Funeral Home chapel with Ministers Bob Hopkins and Anna Brockman officiating with special music by her daughter. Burial will be in the Rutledge Hill Community Cemetery. Visitation: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Monday at Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com
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