Dr. Mary Carolyn Hill, age 54 of Pulaski, VA departed this life on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at the Pulaski Community Hospital. She was born January 17, 1955 in Pulaski, VA the daughter of the late Lewis J. Hill and Mary J. Hill. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Magazine Street, Pulaski. Carolyn attended and completed her secondary education in Pulaski, VA and furthered her education at Howard University, Washington, D.C. earning her Doctorate Degree. Carolyn also attended Radford University. She had also served as Associate Pastor at First Baptist Church under Dr. Anthony Daniels with the Care Program. She had also worked for the Pulaski Police Department and the Radford Department of Social Services. She was preceded in death by two brothers Edward H. Hill, Thomas L. Hill, three sisters Brenda J. Hill, Genievi Hendricks, and Elesteen Steptoe. She leaves to cherish her memory a loving sister Joe A. "Ann" McClanahan of Pulaski, VA, one nephew Edward Jermaine McClanahan, two nieces Jill R. McClanahan and Patricia Hendricks.
Funeral service Friday, October 30, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Magazine Street, Pulaski, VA with the Rev. Douglas Patterson delivering the eulogy. The family will receive friends Friday from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at the Church. Burial will be at the Hill Family Cemetery, Mines Road, Robinson Tract, Pulaski, VA.