Dorothy Lauree Hobbs Gill, 100, of Waco, Texas and Del City, Oklahoma, passed away on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2019, in the company of her family. A graveside service will be held at 3 pm, Monday, December 30 at Arlington Memorial Gardens in Midwest City, Oklahoma with Rev. Susan Ross officiating. A memorial service will be held at 10am, Thursday, January 2 at the First United Methodist Church, 500 S. Madison St. McGregor, Texas 76657, with Rev. Bo Blakey officiating. All services are under the direction of Grace Gardens Funeral Home, 8220 Woodway Dr., Waco, TX
Friends and family are welcome at either service.
Mrs. Gill was born September 19, 1919, in Monticello, Arkansas the daughter of the late Albert Alonzo and Lillie Ora (Stephenson) Hobbs and had 4 sisters and a brother. She was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening. She loved her extended family, especially her nieces and nephews. She was dear to many people whom she befriended with her gentle ways in her daily life.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, William Howard Gill, her siblings, and her granddaughter Susan.
She is survived by her son, Dennis and wife Opal Lee of Los Alamos, New Mexico, grandsons John and wife Hilary, David and wife Lynn, and great-grandchildren Matthew, Nicholas, James and Julie as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to express their sincere love and gratitude to their Lord Jesus for his kind mercy, Dr. Todd Blattman, the staff of Providence Hospice, and the kind caregiving of Claudia Cruz and Brandy Padgett.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial gifts to the Methodist Children’s Home,1111 Herring Ave, Waco, Texas 76708.
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Methodist Children's Home
1111 Herring Avenue, Waco TX 76708