Dixie Burgess Hill

Published 7:50 am Saturday, September 26, 2020

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Dixie Pauline Burgess Hill, 91, of Elizabeth City, died September 24, 2020 at Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Camden County on October 6, 1928 to the late Howard Lycurtis Burgess and Mollie Bell Forbes Burgess, she was the widow of Julian Lee Hill Jr., her husband for seventy-two years. She was a member and Sunday School teacher at the Church of Christ and later a member of First Christian Church. She worked as a bookkeeper in insurance as well as for Todd’s Pharmacy.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by sisters Lucille Burgess Sanderlin and Doris Burgess Kite. She is survived by daughter Arlene Hill Jeffries and husband Mark of Fayetteville; sons Gary Hill and wife Marsha of Elizabeth City and Howard Hill of Beverly Hills, Calif.; grandchildren Justin Hill and wife Greta, Myra Hill O’Neill and husband Christopher, Dr. Jared Jeffries, Ashton Jeffries Ferrell and husband Dane and four great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on September 29 at Twiford Memorial Chapel, officiated by Minister Homer Styons. A private burial will be held at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to www.TwifordFH.com.

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