May 12, 1928 - May 8, 2023

Garman Willie “G.W.” Hillis, age 94, of Florence, passed away Monday, May 8, 2023. A graveside service will be Thursday, May 11th at 2:00 pm at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens with Brother Henry Melton officiating.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Talma Hillis; son, G.W. Hillis, Jr.; sister, June Pate.

Survivors are his wife, Carolyn Hillis; children, Jo Carol Garrett, Jay Hillis (Janie), and Angela Wallace (Wayne), sister, Jean Lovelace (Ed); grandchildren, Karen, Kim, Andrea, Amy, Andrew, Nathan, and Austin; 13  great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

G.W. was a member of Faith Church and was U.S. Army Veteran having served in the Korean War. He enjoyed tinkering with his antique trucks.


May 11, 2023
2:00 pm


Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens, Florence Boulevard, Florence, AL, USA

May 11, 2023 2:00 pm

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3 Comments on “G.W. Hillis”

  1. Kim and family, I’m sorry to hear this news. Praying for you and all the family.
    Love and Prayers, Lila

  2. It’s been so many years since I’ve seen G.W. but seeing his picture here brought back so many memories of visiting the Hillis house. A one of a kind man and a pleasure to have known. My condolences to the family.

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