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Linda Gayle Hillis, 64
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Linda Gayle Hillis, 64, was born July 26, 1958 and died September 7 at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville following a short illness.           

Retired Director of Finance for Warren County government and a member of Mt. Leo Church of Christ, she was the daughter of Myra Lytle of McMinnville and the late Leslie Howard Lytle. She was married to Randall McCurry of McMinnville. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by sister-in-law Sandra McCurry.

In addition to her mother and husband, Mrs. Hillis is survived by children Rick (Laura) Stacy and Chris (Sheena) Hillis, both of McMinnville, Chris (Cherita) Murray of Manchester and Brandon McCurry of McMinnville, thirteen grandchildren, sister and brother-in-law Rhonda and Scott Aldridge of Ind., two nieces Jordan and Emalee, nephew Zach, mother-in-law Marjorie McCurry of McMinnville, and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Manuel and Teresa McCurry of McMinnville. 

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 in High’s Chapel. Burial will follow at Smryna Cemetery in Warren County. Visitation will be Saturday from 3-8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at High Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 9, 2022