Rock Island resident and Atlanta, Ga., native Sharon Ann Hillis, 71, was born June 28, 1946 and died May 29 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville.
She was retired from Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the owner/ operator of Hillis Grocery, and the daughter of the late James Arthur and Francis Louise Sewell Cohran. She was married to Euwel Dwain Hillis, who preceded her in death on May 6, 2013.
She is survived by two special children, Vicki Whittley of McMinnville and Henry Whittley of the Smartt Station community; special grandson, Jason Greeno of McMinnville; special, special friend, Betty Powell Short of McMinnville; brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Suzanne Cohran of Canton, Ga.; sister, Gloria Henderson of Stockbridge, Ga.; niece, Dee Marshall of Canton, Ga.; and several other nieces and nephews.
A graveside service and interment will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at White Hill Cemetery in Van Buren County with Johnny Haston officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday at High’s. Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 1, 2018