Marilyn J. "Tojo" Hill


Marilyn J. Hill “Tojo”, of Vanderbilt, Texas, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at the age of 69. She was born in Victoria on July 20, 1948, to the late Marion Green and Marjorie McNary Green.     Marilyn will be greatly missed by her daughters, sons, sister, brothers, grandchildren, great-grandson, aunts, uncle, nieces, nephews, and friends.     Marilyn is survived by her daughters, Yamala Hill, Sh’nae Hill, Lois Thompson, and Pam Johnson; sons, Dru’shawn Hill (Yesenia), Ty’ron Hill, Cody Hill, Ricardo Hill (Kelsey), Jerron Hill, and Robert Hill; sister, Madola Bryant; brothers, Marion Green (Linda), John Green (Frances), and Okinawa Green; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandson; aunts, Willie Mae McNary and Edolia Wade; uncle, George McNary; numerous nieces and nephews.     In addition to her parents Marilyn is preceded in death by her husband, George F. Hill; sister, Krista Holiday; brother, Cluster Green; step-sons, George Hill, Jr. and Jean Thompson.     Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 16, from 5-7 p.m., in the Oaklawn Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will begin at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Feb. 17 in the Oaklawn Funeral Home Chapel in Edna. Burial will follow in the Garcitas Cemetery in Inez. Pastor Fred Hobbs will be officiating.     Pallbearers will be John Edwards Hicks, Marshall Green, Ron McNary, Dell Rucker, William Bryant, and Cornelious Norman.     Memorials may be made to Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church for Garctias Cemetery, 329 Church Road, Inez, Texas 77968.     Arrangements are under the direction of Oaklawn Funeral Home in Edna. 361-782-2221.

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