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James Carlon J.C. Hill, 79
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Funeral services for James Carlon “J.C.” Hill, 79, of Smithville were held Dec. 21 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Bro. Donnie Kelly officiated, with burial following at DeKalb Memorial Gardens.Mr. Hill passed away Dec.19 at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville.He was a retired Landscaper and attended the Assembly of God and was a WWII U.S. Army Veteran.He was the son of the late William Floyd “Willie” and Mary Alice Cantrell Hill.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter, Darice Elaine Cantrell; brother, Lonnie Bethel Hill; sister, Marine Hill Keith.He is survived by three grandsons, Steven Cantrell of Knoxville, J.W. Cantrell of Shreveport, La. and Josh Issac Melton of Smithville; three sisters, Aleen Hill Mashburn of Cookeville, Joan Hill Thomas of Nashville, and Martha Hill of Smithville; brother-in-law, Corbin Keith of Smithville; several nieces and nephews also survive.Pallbearers included: Randall Thomas, Larry Thomas Jr., Josh Melton, Josh Hendrixson, Ray Holman and Buddy Mashburn.DeKalb Funeral Chapel, Smithville, was in charge of arrangements.SMITHVILLE REVIEWSmithville, TNDecember 25, 2013