Edith Goodwin Hill, 88, of Laurens and wife of twenty-five years to Robert Lee Hill, Sr. of the home, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018, at her home.Born in Spartanburg County, she was a daughter of the late Louie and Annie Lawson Billings. Mrs. Hill was retired from Spartanburg County School District 6 and was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church, Fidelis Sunday School Class, MAC Club, and WMU. She was also a longtime member of Friendship Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. Edith was a dedicated mother, spouse, and a true Christian influence on the lives of many.In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband of forty years, Clarence Goodwin, a son, Ralph Goodwin, and a brother, Dewey Billings.Surviving in addition to her husband are: her children, Doug Goodwin (Kathy) of Pauline, Robbie Hill (Andrea), Buddy Hill (Cindy), James Hill (Kristy), Kathy Crotts (David) all of Laurens; eighteen grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; and numerous close nieces and nephews.Visitation will be held at The Kennedy Mortuary on Friday, August 10, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, August 11, 2018, at New Prospect Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Phil Hall with burial to follow in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Pauline. A memorial service will also be held at 3:00 PM at Friendship Baptist Church in Pauline and the family will receive friends in the church immediately following the memorial service.The family will be at the home.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Prospect Baptist Church, 4996 Hwy. 221, Laurens, SC 29360; Friendship Baptist Church, 830 Friendship Church Rd., Pauline, SC 29374; or to Hospice of Laurens County, P.O. Box 178, Clinton, SC 29325.The family would like to thank Chasidy Watson of Assisting Angels and Hospice of Laurens County for their loving care of Mrs. Hill.Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Edith Hill please visit our Sympathy Store.
AUG 10. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
The Kennedy Mortuary
606 West Main Street PO Box 282
Laurens, SC, 29360
AUG 11. 11:00 AM (EDT)
New Prospect Baptist Church
4996 Highway 221 South
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Friendship Baptist Church of Pauline
830 Friendship Church Rd.
Pauline, SC, 29374