Bessie K. Seay Hill

May 24, 1923 - May 12, 2011
Bessie K. Seay Hill

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Bessie K. Seay Hill, 87, of Hendersonville, died Thursday, May 12, at Golden Living Center. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, she was a daughter of the late Seabrooks and Josephine Fleming Kitchens and wife of the late John B. Seay and the late Walter Hill. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mattie Blankenship and Sarah Caldwell. She had worked for Spinning Wheel Rugs and Kimberly Clark. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Mrs. Hill is survived by two daughters, Judith Ann Knighton of Hendersonville and Martha Louise Elmore of Gastonia; 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, May 15, at the Kirby Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the church at the funeral home.


Sunday, May 15, 2011
12:00 AM

Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • May 13, 2011
    Tim & Terri,becky Kitchen says:
    Martha.Judy &family.Our thoughts &prayers are with you at this time.Wish we could be there with you.She always have a special place in our hearts & memories. We love each of you.

  • May 14, 2011
    Wilma&Tommy Mathis says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • May 14, 2011
    Heather McCormick says:
    Martha - My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I will be praying for you during this most difficult time. God Bless and I love you. Love, Heather

  • May 15, 2011
    Bruce and Carol Sherrill says:
    Mom and Aunt Judy, there is a hole in our universe now. We lost a most precious gift. Granny was the bestest!!! She was well loved and will be sorely missed.

  • May 15, 2011
    Weston Elmore says:
    Our family has lost a wonderful, loving, and beautiful lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Mom, and Aunt Judy. We all love ya'll and are here to support you. Love, Weston