MRS. LAVADNA “SPUD” HILL, age 96, of Atlanta, former longtime resident of Chattooga County, Georgia passed away Friday morning in a Alpharetta, Georgia hospital. A native of Apison, Tennessee, Mrs. Hill born to the late Ailey H. and Carrie Cooper Hughes on March 11, 1913. First coming to Trion, Georgia in the 1930s’ She held several positions in the Riegel Textile Corporation at Trion , forerunner of Mt. Vernon Mills. In 1945, she and her late husband,  Mr. J. D. Hill, established J. D. Hill Funeral Home in Summerville; Spud, later was Receptionist for Earle Rainwater Funeral Home until retiring due to ill health. She was a member of the Summerville First Baptist Church. Spud was preceded in death by her husband the late J. D. Hill; siblings-the late O.O. Hughes, C.C. Hughes, R.C. Hughes, Ava Viola Cannon, and Chasta Faye Webb.

Surviving are son-Jimmy Hill and daughter-in-law-Marci H. Hill of Dunwoody; granddaughter-Brittan Carrie Hill of Dunwoody; step granddaughter-Kimberly Cox and step grandson-Chris Cox both of Dunwoody, Georgia; several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins also survive. 

Funeral services will be held Sunday (April 26th) at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 7 until 9 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements..