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Jackie Hill

(WEDOWEE) Graveside services for Jackie Hill, 73, of Wedowee will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, at 3 p.m. at Cedarwood Cemetery with Bro. Tim Whaley officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1-2:45 p.m. on Tuesday before services begin.

Mr. Hill passed away Saturday, Feb. 17 at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

Survivors include: one daughter, Jacquelyn Davis of Roanoke; one son, Jeremy Hill (Stacey) of Roanoke; two grandchildren, Jacey Leigh Hill and Kaley Paige Hill; and two sisters, Kathy Nixon (Phillip) and Susan Hill, both of Atlanta.

Pallbearers will be Heath Hill, Wesley Hill, Chance Hill, Phillip Nixon, Jakob Nixon and Cody Hodges.

A Roanoke native, Mr. Hill was born on Nov. 15, 1950, the son of Douglas Poet and Selma Alsabrook Hill.  He worked for Batson & Cook where he installed slashers for fabric and was able to travel all across the United States and Europe for his job.  Mr. Hill enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandbabies who lovingly called him “Pops.”  He loved Alabama football, fishing in Lake Wedowee, and watching westerns on TV.  Mr. Hill was preceded in death by his parents, his lifelong companion, Donna Hodges Hill, his wife, Jane Hill; and two brothers, Poet Hill and William Hill.

Memorials may be floral but the family would prefer donations be made to the American Heart Association at PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692 with the donation form uploaded to Mr. Hill’s tribute page or the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.  

Online condolences may be expressed at

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.