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Jeri Hillis

September 7, 1942 — September 9, 2022

McMinnville, TN resident and Warren County, TN native Jeri Hillis, age 80, was born September 7, 1942 and died September 9, 2022 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN following a sudden illness. A retired Secretary for Hillis Nursery and member of First Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Willie Benton Green McBride. She was married to Harold B. Hillis of McMinnville, TN on August 15, 1959. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Glyen McBride and Richard Rogers and sisters, Christine Needham and Omega Aloi. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Hillis is survived by two children and spouses, Vickey and Tommy Moore and Dickey and Tawanna Hillis, both of McMinnville, TN; two grandchildren and spouses, Jilene and Bo Bennett of Powell, TN and Cally and Jacob Bost of McMinnville, TN; four great-grandchildren, Asher Bost, Remi Bost, Blaze Bennett and Lukas Bennett; brother, James McBride of McMinnville, TN; two sisters, Katherine Bottoms and Joyce Matheny, both of McMinnville, TN; special niece, Teresa Walker and special nephew (like a grandson), Drew Walker. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 13, 2022 in High’s Chapel with Ronnie Powell and Don Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Shellsford Cemetery in Warren County, TN. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at High’s. Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com. High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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