Elizabeth Fessler Hill

Elizabeth Fessler Hill, 95, passed away in Charlotte on March 21, 2016. Daughter of Carl and Anna Fessler and sister of Marie Fessler Timmons (deceased), Beth was a longtime resident of Cleveland, Ohio, and retired to Franklin with her companion Dr. Gordon Strewler (deceased). 

A teacher, musician, artist and inspired cook, Beth will be greatly missed by her children with her husband Leonard R. Hill [deceased)—Christine Hill, Robyn Turton, and Leonard S. Hill. Her creativity and generosity of spirit also touched the lives of her extended family—Tim Turton, Zach Turton, Brian Springer, Pete Nasvytis, Brandy Morrow, Conleigh Turton, the children of Gordon Strewler, and her friends in Franklin and Charlotte, including Charles Plant (deceased), Lia Benoit and Juanita White. 

For many years, Beth played piano with Dorothy Pease (deceased) for services at both the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and the Circle of Light Unity Church. 

The family would also like to thank the caretakers at Huntersville Oaks. 

Services will be private. Memorial donations can be made to the Mayne Keith Children’s Area of the Macon County Public Library.

 

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