June 25, 2024


Dorothy Allen Gill

September 28, 1934 - June 25, 2024

Our beloved Dorothy Allen Gill, a resident of Mt. Hermon, passed away on June 25, 2024 at The Claiborne Assisted Living Home in McComb, Mississippi and entered her Heavenly eternal home with her savior, Jesus Christ. She was born September 28, 1934, and was 89 years of age at the time of her passing. She was an active member of Mt. Hermon Baptist Church. Dorothy was a graduate of Kentwood High School. Alongside her husband of 70 years, Billy Ray Gill, the two ran a dairy farm for 65 years and raised 3 children. Ms. Dot was quick to lend a helping hand to anyone in the community that needed it at the time. She was especially known for her candy making skills. Each holiday, she gave friends and family a delicious box of candy that she prepared along with her daughter, Sherry.

She is survived by her husband, Billy Ray Gill; children, Kenneth Gill (Melody), Mike Gill (Betty), and Sherry Gill Simpson (Ricky). She is also survived by grandchildren, Camry Gill Martin (Deven), Kory Gill (April), Kyle Gill, Brandon Simpson (Laura), Britt Simpson, Makayla Thomas (Hunter), and Jennifer Sharp (Welton Manning). Great grandchildren surviving Dorothy are as follows: Hannah Gill, Andrew Gill, J.B. Simpson, Aggie Simpson, Braxton Newman, Bo Benton Thompson, Iverson Manning and Mya Manning. She is survived by one brother, Keith Allen.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, J.Y. Allen and Mamie McNabb Allen, a brother, James Allen and his spouse, Hazel Allen, and sister in law, Betty Allen.

Visitation will be Saturday June 29th at Mt. Hermon Baptist Church (32126 Hwy. 38, Mt. Hermon) from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the church at 12:00 pm Saturday with Rev. Ray Wuerzer officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Hermon Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kory Gill, Kyle Gill, Brandon Simpson, Britt Simpson, Andrew Gill, and Deven Martin. Honorary pallbearers will be Braxton Newman, Curt Allen, Mike Allen, David Allen and Jamie Allen.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial donations be given to Mt. Hermon Baptist Church c/o Bereavement Fund, 36126 Hwy 38, Mt. Hermon, LA 70450.

Thank you to all the family and friends for your visits, phone calls, and prayers. Special thanks to Compassus Hospice, The Claiborne Assisted Living, and our precious caregiver, Ouida Williams.

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