July 25, 1925 – October 27, 2014
SPANISH FORT – Adrian Hill, 89, died Oct. 27, 2014 in Nocona, TX.
Visitation was from 5 – 7 p.m. Oct. 29 in Jerry Woods Funeral Home Chapel, Nocona.
Funeral Services was at 2 p.m. Oct. 30 in Jerry Woods Chapel. Interment followed in Nocona Cemetery officiated by the Rev. Scott Penick.
Hill was born on July 29, 1925 to Erskin and Helen Hill in Spanish Fort.
Adrian had many passions in his life including his family, horses, gospel singing, sports, and his service to his country. Adrian served in the U.S. Army. During his service he obtained a purple heart medal, two Bronze Service Star medals, and many other awards. Adrian worked in the oilfield, for the postal service, and as a school teacher for many years. He was a member of Valley View Baptist Church and was part of the 1944 Nocona High School State Championship team.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Cliffie Mae Hill; daughter, Anna Beth Hill, and a great-grandchild, Walker Stallcup.
He is survived by his daughters, Pamela Walker and husband Robert, Bowie, Paula Thompkins and husband Sam, and Marlissa Gibbs both of Spanish Fort; sister, Rosemary Vickery, Wichita Falls; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Valley View Baptist Church, c/o Paula Thompkins, 162 Green St., Nocona, TX 76255 or a Charity of Choice.
Online condolences may be made at jerrywoodsfuneralhome.