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Bettye Makins Hill

Date of Death: 06/26/2017

Mrs. Bettye Makins Hill, age 71 of 1413 Riverfork Road died Monday, June 26, 2017 in the comfort of her residence. She was born January 9, 1946 in Waterloo, South Carolina a daughter of the late John Robert Hunter and Lillie Daisy Makins Wakefield. She was educated in the Laurens County Schools, graduating from Sanders High School in 1964. She was a former employee of Monsanto/Solutia retiring after thirty-five plus years of service. She also worked for none years for the South Carolina Department of Special Needs and Disabilities. She was a member of Laurel Hill Baptist Church supporting and serving various ministries of the church. She was an active member of the Tumbling Shoals Baptist Association; a Life Member of the Women’s Auxiliary and a member of the Martha Chapter #229B Order of Eastern Stars. She was active in her community as a member of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), Sanders Alumni and Laurens County Voter Registration Commission as a Poll Worker. She is survived by her husband, Robert Lee Hill of the home; two daughters, Robbilynn (Vincent) Hill Irby of Laurens, South Carolina and Marla (Stuart)K. H. Harris of Charlotte, North Carolina; one son Travis Leon Hill of Greenville, South Carolina; six sisters, Bessie (Richard) Smith of Pittsboro, North Carolina; Cathy Clark, Carolyn (Dwight) ross, Delores Cole, Jane(Steven)Jennings-Simmons all of Detroit, Michigan and Olivia Hunter of Columbia, South Carolina; one brother, Oscar(Brenda) Tribble of Laurens, South Carolina and six grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 2pm Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Laurel Hill Baptist Church with Reverend Herbert E. Glenn officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family is at the home. Beasley Funeral Home Laurens is in charge of arrangements.

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Wanda Flint Jones ()

My deepest sympathy to Robert and the kids, as well as the rest of the family. I regret that I can't be there at this time. My heart and prayers are with you. Love, Wanda Flint Jones and Family

The Easter Family ()

Marla, Our deepest condolences to you and your family. May you find comfort in the many memories of your mother. I pray that God continues to hold you in the palm of His hand, protect you,comfort you, show His face to you, and grant you His peace. Sincerely, Saronda

Mary Abdussabur ()

Prayers of comfort for the family.

Ernestine ()

Dear Family allow me to offer my sincere condolence and deepest sympathy. May the love of family, the support of friends and the many fond memories that you shared over the years bring warmth to your hearts. May the trust worthy promises of our Heavenly Father Jehovah give you inner peace. Revelation 21:4 John 5:28,29 1Thessalonians 4:13

Edith Mason Burwell ()

I extend my condolences to the family. (Former classmate). God is love. God is looking down on you today and every day with love. Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. Ps 68:19

Charles Brewster ()

So sorry to hear of the loss of Betty my prayers are with you all Charles Brewster Class mate.

Charles Brewster ()

So sorry to hear of the loss of Betty my prayers are with you all Charles Brewster Class mate.

Dorothy Briggs Beasley ()

Linda Kaye Suber ()

To Mrs Betty Family: I am so sorry to hear about Mrs Betty passing you have my deeply sympathy she was a very kind lady. Linda Kaye Suber co-worker@ Solutia

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