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Melinda HillCLEVELAND - Melinda Cobb Hill, age 63, of Cleveland passed away on Saturday February 01, 2014 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Visitation will be held Monday February 03, 2014 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, 02/04/2014 at Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland. Burial will follow in the Hickory Grove Cemetery in Inverness, MS. Reverends Bob Hill and Clarence Edwards will officiate the services.
Melinda was born on May 16, 1950 to Dr. John and Ruby (McWhite) Cobb in Jackson, MS. She attended Inverness schools and graduated Delta State University with a BS in Education.
She was office manager for Eley Barkley Engineering. Melinda was a former Supervisor for 32 years with the Department of Human Services. She was also a former Wal-Mart Assistant Manager for 15 years.
Melinda was a huge Mississippi State football fan; she loved gardening, playing the piano and singing. She especially enjoyed the Tuesday Night Pickers' Club at Grover's Corner. Melinda was a member and pianist for Boyle First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Fred Cobb and John Cobb.
Pallbearers will be Christopher Collins, Steve Simpson, Brian Shearer, Floyd Arbuckle, Bubba Bell and Norman Eldridge.
Memorials may be made to the Boyle First Baptist Church Music Department.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. On-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net
She is survived by Son, Joshua Allen (Vaughan) Hill of Ackerman, MS.; Brother, Jimmy Cobb of Greenwood, MS; 2 grandchildren: Christopher and Olivia of Ackerman, MS.
Melinda and I were classmates at Inverness where we greaduated in 1968. After high school, most of the graduates went separate ways. I was lucky enough to visit with Melinda about 5 years ago. I will miss a good friend. Shun Quon
Shun Quon - February 11, 2014 at 09:14 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Jamie Reynolds lit a candle in memory of Melinda Hill
Jamie Reynolds - February 06, 2014 at 07:12 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Such a sweet person, she will be missed.
Jamie Reynolds - February 06, 2014 at 07:13 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Josh, I knew your mom when we worked parttime at Walmart together and valued her friendship and good business ideals. You truly were the light of her life and brought her so much joy. The music she made on Earth was beautiful, but now she be playing in Heaven. Take joy in knowing that she is no longer suffering. We will all miss her terribly.Judy Houston
Judy Houston - February 04, 2014 at 12:09 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Melinda was a wonderful person and one of the nicest I have ever met. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her and that she touched. Heaven gained a wonderful lady!!!
Tammy Peacock - February 04, 2014 at 10:47 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Melinda was a very special and talented lady. She was so proud to be Josh's mom and always talked about him and her precious grandchildren. Our love to you Josh!! Jeff and Beth Peeples
Beth Peeples - February 04, 2014 at 09:33 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Josh-I was crazy about your mother. We shared happy times at ballgames when you & Hunter were playing. You were her "everything"...she loved you so! I heard her sing with the Pickers not too long ago...the voice of an angel. Know I care & love you too! Jamye Doty
Jamye Doty - February 03, 2014 at 07:07 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Josh, I am so sorry that you have lost your mother! She was a fine lady and was so glad to have known her from the years at Calvary! She has gone to her other home now to be with the Savior that she sang and played about! Love, Jan Easley
Beverly Easley - February 03, 2014 at 05:14 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
We where neighbors for 4 years as kids growing up in Inverness.She will always be remembered by me as a very sweet and fun neighbor.We lost a good woman but the Good Lord gained a wonderful angel.
Joe Aycock - February 03, 2014 at 05:00 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Melinda was a great Neighbor, and always shared a great smile whenever you saw her. She loved and adored Josh and had been a good wife to John.
Justin G - February 03, 2014 at 02:31 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM