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Margaret Christine Ellenburg Hill

Published 4:26pm Wednesday, September 11, 2013

September 9, 2013

Funeral for Margaret Christine Ellenburg Hill, 92, of Hartselle will be Wed., Sept. 11, at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev Bobby Ray Halbrooks officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.

Burial will be in Decatur City Cemetery.

Mrs. Hill died Mon., Sept. 9, 2013, at Decatur Health and Rehab. She was born Aug.12, 1921, in Limestone County to Frank Thomas Ellenburg and Nina Lee Mooney Ellenburg. She was a lifelong member of West End United Methodist Church, where she was faithful to teach vacation Bible school and was very active in mission and the Methodist women’s organization. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Edward Hill, who died in 1959 and with the help of the Lord she raised her children in church and trained them to do the right things and to respect one another and others. She loved to Listen to “Stroll over Heaven” and “It Is Well with my Soul” and her favorite Bible verses were John 3:16, John 13:35 and the 23rd Psalm. She was also preceded in death by a baby daughter, Margaret Hill; two sisters, Ann Bowman and Irene Adams; and three brothers, Alvin, William and Neal Ellenburg.

She is survived by a son, Charles “Buddy” Edward Hill and wife Sue of Hartselle; four daughters, Linda Hill Rose and husband Keith of Hartselle, Glenda Gail Reyer and husband Dorsey of Birmingham, Joann Ennis of Hartselle and Peggy Lee McClellan and husband Kenneth of Falkville; 10 Grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Michael Reyer, Cameron Hill, Joshua Brown, Kenneth McClellan, Dorsey Reyer and Brian Hancock II.

 

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