73 year old Coy Smith Hillis of McMinnville died Wednesday at Alive Hospice of St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Moose Lodge in McMinnville and a member of the VFW. Hillis was also a telephone factory worker. A graveside service will be Friday at 3:00 p.m. at Oak Grove Cemetery in Centertown. Michael Hale will officiate. No visitation will be held. Hillis was preceded in death by his father, Raymon Hillis and a brother, Arie Hillis. Survivors include two sons, Ron Hillis of Memphis and Ken Hillis of Wabash, Indiana. Two grandchildren. His mother, Grace Harting of Indiana. A sister, Marie Cline of Indiana and a brother, John Hillis of Indiana. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Coy Smith Hillis
Apr 11 2012