Friday, July 24, 2009

Jill Heather Lancaster (1974-2009)

Jill H. Lancaster

Jill Heather Lancaster, 34, of Yanceyville, died Sunday, March 8, 2009 in her home. She had fought courageously with melanoma. Jill was born on September 6, 1974 in Yanceyville where she had lived most of her life. Jill was a kind, compassionate and thoughtful person and a nature lover. She loved her Sajo and loved taking walks with her Sajo and her son David. She worked at Person County Group Homes and also at LabCorps. Her grandfathers, David Quick and William L. Lancaster Sr., both of Raeford, preceded her in death.

The funeral was held at First Baptist Church in Yanceyville. Burial was in Caswell Memorial Cemetery in Burlington. Survivors are her mother, Beverly Quick Lancaster of Yanceyville and her father, Bill Lancaster of Chancellor, Alabama; one brother, Will Lancaster; her husband, Kent Hawkins; one son, David Grey Hawkins; one stepson, Dillon Hawkins; her grandmothers, Margaret Quick of Raeford and Mary Ruth Lancaster of Chancellor, Alabama. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Caswell-Alamance County, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215. Harrelson Funeral Home of Yanceyville served the family.