Mrs. Ella Lee Dunson-Hill was born on April 17, 1929, in Roanoke (Randolph County), Alabama to the parentage of the late Leonie and Henry Dunson.
Mrs. Hill attended Randolph County Training School in Roanoke, after her school days she began working and spent many years as a homemaker for the Landers Family in Roanoke. She also enjoyed employment with the Roanoke City Schools System for a short period of time. She retired from Terry’s MC in the early 2000s’.
She was a faithful member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Roanoke under the leadership of Rev. Gilbert Staples where she sang in the church choir and was a vital member of the Missionary Society.
She enjoyed sewing as a hobby and would often say “I got work to do go on now”. She enjoyed watching the Atlanta Braves and traveling to visit her family when it was time for the Hicks and Hendricks Family Reunion.
Mrs. Hill was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star chapter #352 and served as Treasure for many years. On Sunday November 28, 2021, at 7:33 A.M. Mrs. Hill closed her eyes in death at the home of her daughter in Roanoke. Ending a 92-year life span of happiness, and good moments.
She is preceded in death by her parents, children; Melmer Trammell, and Alfred Hill Jr. six brothers: Bill, Charlie, Henry, McKinley, Curtis and James; Sisters: Emma, Ruth, Cumire
She leaves behind to Cherish her memories; Daughter: Mary L. Hairston of Roanoke, AL; Sons; James H. Hill (Wanda) of Virginia Beach, VA, and David Hill of Roanoke, AL. Sisters in Law Harriett Shears, Mary Jean Collins, and Annie Lee Hill all of Roanoke, AL; Brother-in-Law: Silus Leon Hill of Roanoke, AL; 19 Grandchildren; 61 great- grandchildren, and 45 great- great grandchildren, and finally many other family members and friends.
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