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Frances

Jackson

Gill

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August 16, 2015

On August 16, 2015, Elizabeth Frances Jackson Gill went home to glory peacefully in the early morning hours in her home. She was born September 3, 1927 in Fairfield, VA, a daughter of the late Samuel and Annie Dickerson Jackson. Frances was known and loved by many. She was affectionately known by her friends and family as Jackie and her Roanoke friends called her Gill. Frances became a nurse at the age of 19 and she was a 1st Lieutenant in the Army Nurses Corp. during the Korean War. Frances loved nursing and taking care of people. She nursed for 61 years and did not completely retire from nursing until failing heath forced her do so at age 80. She was a wonderful daughter, mother and friend. She lived her life to please the Lord to whom she was fully committed. She is survived by four daughters, Terry (Tecumseh) Williams; Anita (Monroe) Anderson; Theresa (Graig) Gill-Walker; and Angelia Gill; step son/cousin Thomas L. Dickerson, Jr.; one step daughter Patricia Gaither; one step son, Perry (Tremuko) Foxx; five grandchildren, Tiffany Williams; Tamisha Williams; Albert Anderson; Tecumseh Williams III; and Craig Dallas Walker II; three Step grandchildren, Dante Foxx, Perriana Foxx and Perry Foxx, Jr. Mrs. Gill leaves a host of family and friends who will continue her legacy. Her home going celebrations will be Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 1:00 PM in the Sweet Union Baptist Church in Roanoke with the Rev. Rev. Sylvia Ball officiating. The graveside service will be held Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 10:30 AM at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Covington. The family would like to thank Rev. Ball and the Sweet Union Baptist Church; Medi- Home-Hospice; Hatcher's Helping hands; Dr. Molly Rutherford and Dr. Jerez-Marte and the unlimited, countless number of family and friends who loved and helped take care of Frances. Thank you all. Memorials in Mrs. Gill's name by be made to The American Cancer Society and the American Heart Society. Cemetery Information Sunday, August 23, 2015 10:30 AM Cedar Hill Cemetery 1521 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington,VA - 24426
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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