Loretta B. Hill, 85, passed away on February 10, 2019.
She was a graduate of Howard High School Class of 1950 and attended Zion College (City College). She was a teacher with Chattanooga City School System and East 5th Street Daycare. She was a member of Foxwood Height Community Club, Eastgate Senior Center, Senior Bowling and Line Dancer. She was a member of Prospect Baptist Church, Pantry Ministry, active in Sunday school and choir.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Nathaniel and Daisy Wheeler Blackwell; sister, Helen; brothers, Nathaniel, John Lee, and David; husband, Millard I. Hill; sister-in-law, Willie May Edwards.
Survivors include her sons, Gregory (Ricky) Hill, Tampa, FL, Millard Haven (June) Hill, South Bend, IN, Sean (Rhonda) Hill, Chattanooga, TN, Stephen (Kenya) Hill, Macon, GA; granddaughter, Dana (Robert) Dozier; brother-in-law, Willie Mack Edwards; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; numerous cousins, Blackwell, Starks, Edwards, Hills, nieces, nephews; a host of other relatives and friends.
The body will lie in state after noon on Thursday, Feb. 14, and visitation will be from 7–8 p.m. at the funeral home.
A funeral service will be held at noon on Friday, Feb. 15, at Prospect Baptist Church. Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.