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Ellen Cary Evans Hill

May 2, 1921 - January 6, 2020

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Ellen Cary Evans Hill, 98, died Monday, January 6, 2020, at her home in Lynchburg.

Born May 2, 1921, she was the daughter of Joseph C. Evans and Olive Myers Evans. She is survived by her beloved husband of 75 years, Harry H. “Mike” Hill and two sons, Harry H. Hill III., and James K. Hill of Lynchburg.

A graduate of Madison College (now JMU) she was a teacher for many years in the Lynchburg public schools. For 19 years she was a volunteer along with her husband for Meals on Wheels.

A graveside funeral will be conducted at Spring Hill Cemetery on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Marc Brown and the Rev. Janet Hawkins of Fort Hill United Methodist Church officiating. Following the service the family will receive friends at a reception in Oxford Hall of Fort Hill United Methodist Church, 106 Oak Ridge Boulevard, Lynchburg.

Her husband and sons extend heartfelt thanks to all of her caregivers, especially remembering the long-term blessings of Kendra Ashley and Margaret Robey.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Ft. Hill Methodist Church or Meals on Wheels.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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