Elsie Rae Eatman Hill

August 9, 1938 - January 4, 2024

08/09/1938 - 01/04/2024

GATESVILLE, NC – Elsie Rae Eatman Hill, age 85, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2024 at the ECU Health Roanoke Chowan Hospital.

Mrs. Hill was born on August 9, 1938 to the late Fred Eatman and Belle Williams Eatman in Nash County, North Carolina. Elsie worked in maintenance for Wilson County public school system for many years until her health declined. Elsie was a very crafty lady that enjoyed all arts and crafts and enjoyed showcasing her art during craft shows. She never met a stranger and would strike up a conversation with anyone at any time. Elsie loved her family deeply and cherished her Gates House family and friends during the time she lived there.

Elsie is survived by two sons, James David Hill (Michelle) of Wilson, NC, and Ken Hill (Kim) of Wilson, NC; three granddaughters, Caitlin Hill, Braillen Hill, and Kenan Hill; one great granddaughter; and many friends and family at the Gates House.

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at the Gates House for their love and passionate care shown to Elsie during her time living there.

There are no services scheduled at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or online by clicking here, or to Gates House, 11 Commerce Drive, Gatesville, NC 27938 or online by clicking here.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Hill family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Venita Griffin
3 months ago

Elsie I’m going to miss you at Gates House love you

April Davis
3 months ago

Elise will be truly missed at the Gates House…

Pastor Robert Jordan
3 months ago

Ms Elsie will truly be missed. When I got to service this morning and they said she passed my heart was broke. She was very instrumental to my ministry and I truly loved me some Ms Elsie.