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Frances Rose Hill Wilhoite, 81
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McMinnville resident and Coffee County native Frances Rose Hill Wilhoite, 81, was born Jan. 9, 1930 and died Oct. 21 at Horizon Health and Rehab Center in Manchester following an extended illness. 
A retired employee of Eaton Pajama Factory and member of the Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Eril Vaughn Poff. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, James Aubrey Hill and Ed Wilhoite; two sons, Mark and Jimmy Hill, and two sisters, Lois Todd and Annie May. 
She is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law, Luke Dwayne and Lisa Hill of Rock Island, and Jason Lee Hill of Murfreesboro; grandson, Luke Hill, II of Rock Island; four sisters, Alice Poff and Linda Hale, both of Manchester, Lucy Harvey of Estill Springs and Katherine Gross of Bradyville; two brothers, Merrill Poff of Manchester, and Joe Poff of Michigan, and several nieces and nephews. 
A graveside service and interment was held Saturday, Oct. 22, at Manchester City Cemetery. 
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 23, 2011