Gertha Dean Hooper Hill, 80, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital.
She was a member of the Church of Christ. She was a loving wife and mother, an extraordinary cook and homemaker and a compassionate friend.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Forrest B. Hill Jr.; her parents, Lake Hooper and Dorothy Hooper Sandidge; son, Robert H. Hill; and sisters: Hazel Sherer and Bobbye Whaley.
She is survived by one son, Forrest “Bucky” Hill III of Cleveland; two sisters: Dr. Linda Wells and husband, Eddie, of Cleveland, and Martha Bacon of Rossville, Ga.; one brother, Sterling Sandidge and wife, Peggy, of Crandall, Ga.; special friend, Charlotte Davis of Riceville; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. today, Aug, 27, 2014, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Dr. John Powers officiating.
Interment will follow in Candies Creek Cemetery concluding with a dove release ceremony. Nephews and cousins will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. today prior to the service at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Hill family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.