The Obit For Jere Hill

Jere Cooper Hill

Published in The Commercial Appeal on August 11, 2011

Covington - Jere Cooper Hill, 74, landowner/owner Hill Motors, professional baseball player for St. Louis Cardinals, signed at age 17, died August 9, 2011.

Visitation from 6-8 p.m., Friday, August 12 at Maley-Yarbrough Chapel. Services at 10 a.m., Saturday, August 13 at St. Matthews Episcopal Church, with burial in Covington Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Hill was preceded in death by his parents, William C and Hazel Anderson Hill, wife, Carolyn Turner Hill, brother, Hugh Wilbur “Butch” Hill.

He leaves three sisters, Sheila H. Donati, June (Everett) Reynolds, and Vickie (Tom) Powell, all of Covington; nieces, nephews, great-nephews and nieces, and extended Turner family.

Memorials may be made to St. Matthews Episcopal Church, the American Diabetes Association, or the Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home (901) 476-9778