From the Nashville Tennessean
Dr. Elmore Hill, Age 87 of Nashville, TN, passed away at home Monday, April 20, 2009. Preceded in death by parents, Elmore and Aurora Hill, and brother, Dr. Cleo Miller. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Cynthia Carpenter Hill and their five children, Deborah Wren Hill, Elmore Hill, Jr. (Jess), John Wilkin Hill (Jill), Christopher Carpenter Hill (Laura), Tracey Hill Woodward (Fred); and his 10 adoring grandchildren, Becca, Morey, Noni, Jonas, Liza, Ryan, Sarah, Ben, Freddie and Cynthia; his nieces, Jean Ann McNally (Michael), Berenice Denton (Jimmy) and nephews, Jack Miller (Ann Riley) and Jimmy Miller. He graduated from Duncan Preparatory School and Vanderbilt University before going to University of Louisville Dental School. He interned at Johns Hopkins University and then trained in Oral Surgery in Chattanooga and Birmingham before joining his friend and partner, Dr. Edward Martin, in a practice lasting 45 years. He was a member of the Downtown Rotary Club, Belle Meade Country Club, the Society of Amateur Chefs, the Southeastern Oral-maxillofacial Society, the Donut Den "Social Club", and Westminster Presbyterian Church. He will be remembered as a man who dearly loved his family and friends, and was always grateful for God's many blessings in his life. A Memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday and from 10-11 a.m. Thursday, at Westminster. Memorials may be sent to Westminster Presbyterian Church or to the charity of your choice. MARSHALL DONNELLY COMBS, (615) 327-1111.