LaWanda Douglas Hill
LaWanda Douglas Hill, 87, of Magnolia, formerly of Greenville, passed away Oct. 6, 2019.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Roy Youngblood officiating. Burial will follow at Memoryland Memorial Park. Visitation will be Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
LaWanda was born Jan. 25, 1932 in Erick, Okla., to Elmer E. and Alma R. Pugh Taylor. She married Rex Douglas on Nov. 27, 1970 in Amarillo. He preceded her in death on Dec. 23, 2002. She later married John Hill.
LaWanda worked as a typist where she was a clerk for the Army Civil Service. She later was an apartment manager in Pasadena, Texas, all while staying busying being a homemaker and caring for her family.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Greenville, with previous memberships at Highland Terrace Baptist Church and Park Street Baptist Church. She was a member of the Red Hat Society.
Survivors include her husband, John Hill; sons, Trey Douglas and wife Gena, and Jim Thomas and wife Laurie; grandchildren Joshua Thomas, Dylan Thomas, Taylor Douglas and Drew Douglas; great-grandchildren Kierston Thomas and Sophia Thomas; nieces Beverly Budd, Donna Crouch and husband David, Debrah Taylor, Cheryl Merrill and husband David; and numerous great-nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents; previous husband Rex Douglas; son Choyce Thomas; sister Earlene Parker and husband Bud Parker; nephews Ronny Parker, Rodney Parker and Roland Parker, brother Rev. Alvin Taylor; and grandparents, Wyley and Betty Taylor and Melvin and Cora Pugh.
Published on October 9, 2019


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