McMinnville resident and Warren County native Glenda Joyce Hillis, 70, was born Sept. 25, 1942 and died Dec. 25 at NHC Healthcare McMinnville following a short illness.
A LPN and co-owner of McMinnville Boarding Home, office assistant for Dr. J.E. Phillips and former employee of NHC, she was the daughter of the late Lorn and Alma Bouldin Panter. Mrs. Hillis was a member of St. Mary's Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by sister-in-law, Billie Panter.
She was married Dec. 30, 1992 to John "J.T." Hillis of McMinnville. In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Gregory Kent Hendrixson of McMinnville; two brothers and sister-in-law, Bobby Panter and Gary and Christine Panter, both of McMinnville; three nephews, Jeff Panter, Ted (Veronica) Panter and Todd Panter, all of McMinnville; niece, Ginger Kay (Keith) Wanamaker of McMinnville; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, John and Joyce Beddingfield of Piedmont, S.D.; three step-nieces, Jennie (Dave) Utter of South Dakota, Jackie (Chris) Pinard of North Carolina and Tika (Ted) Stefoniak of Wisconsin and best friend, Alma McCormick of McMinnville.
Funeral service will be held at noon today in High's Chapel with Greg Rains and Donald Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Center Hill Cemetery at Hills Creek. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of service Friday at High's.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Center Hill Cemetery at Hills Creek trust fund.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 28, 2012