Katie Lucille Hill

Published 12:01 am Friday, December 12, 2014

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July 12, 1934 – Dec. 6, 2014

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NATCHEZ — Services for Katie Lucille Hill, 80, of Natchez, who died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Natchez Regional Medical Center, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at George F. West Sr. Memorial Chapel at West Gate Funeral Home with the Rev. Melvin Jackson officiating.12:12KatieLHill obitpic

Arrangements are under the direction of West Gate Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today and from 12:30 p.m. until service time Saturday, both at the funeral home.

Mrs. Hill was born July 12, 1934, in Newellton, La., the daughter of Joseph McQueen and Phoebie Taylor McQueen.

She was a graduate of the St. Louis University. She retired from the St. Louis Board of Education as a special education teacher. She also worked as a private duty nurse.

In her early years, Katie was a member of the Washington Tabernacle Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, making curtains, decorating her home and reading.

Ms. Hill was preceded by her parents; her husband, Sylvester Hill; six brothers, Willie, Daniel, Joseph, Samuel, Leroy and Richard McQueen; and four sisters, Virginia Calhoun, Mary McQueen, Elizabeth Gibson and Idell McQueen.

Survivors include one sister, Josephine McQueen Jackson Gamble; one niece, Patsy Jackson White; one nephew, the Rev. Melvin Jackson and wife, Irma, all of Natchez; and a number of other nieces, nephews and other relatives in Natchez, Detroit and St. Louis.

Online condolences may be sent to westgatefh.com.