Hilda LuCretia Eidon Gill

Hilda LuCretia Eidon Gill, 87, of Tyronza, Ark., passed away Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born in Centerville, Ark. and had lived most of her life in Tyronza, Ark. She attended State Teacher's College in Conway, Ark. where she received her teaching degree. Hilda taught school in Turrell, Ark., Tyronza, Ark. and Marked Tree, Ark. She retired from teaching at Mid-South Vo-Tech School in West Memphis, Ark. Mrs. Gill was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Vernie Eidson; three brothers, Harold Eidson, Ed Eidson and J.L. Eidson and six sisters, Kitty Miles, Nora Lee Dodson, Bernice Thompson, Virginia Craig, Elsie Ree Maxey and Polly McDaniel. She is survived by her husband RD Gill of Tyronza, whom she was married to for 63 years; her children, Randy and Becky Shinabery of Marked Tree, Ark., Frankie and Beth Hall of Pocahontas, Ark., Dr. Mike and Babs Carter of Fayetteville, Ark., Rex and Cathy Gill of Marion, Ark. and Rick and Elizabeth Gill of Marion, Ark.; grandchildren, Drs. Lee and Kerri Shinabery, Stephanie Shinabery, Gill and Cari Shinabery, Trey and Sara Hall, Luke and LuCretia Landry, Captain Brian and Amanda Carter, Nick and Erin Forro, Rev. Chad and Megan Kumpe, Richie and Dara Gill, Brandon and Lindsay Gill, Bradley Gill, Jonathan Gill and Meredith Gill; great-grandchildren, Ashlee, Allison and Anna Shinabery, McKenzie and Alexa Shinabery, Allie, Darby and Darci Hall, Abigail and Lawson Landry, Andrew Carter, Nicholas and Carter Forro, Gabby and Ridge Gill and Avery Gill and two sisters, Irene Henry of Dumas, AR and Sara McCormick of Crossett, Ark. The visitation will be Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis, Ark. The service will be Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 at Tyronza United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. with interment following the service in Tyronza Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House: 1148 East Matthews, Jonesboro, Ark. 72401, Arkansas Children's Hospital: 1 Children's Way, Little Rock, Ark. 72202, St. Jude Children's Hospital: Donations Department: 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105 and the American Heart Association: 2170 Business Center Drive, Suite 1, Memphis, Tenn., 38134.

Published October 31, 2010

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