Joan Tate McCabe Hill

Joan Tate McCabe Hill, 77, of Monticello passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at her home.

The daughter of the late Emory Tate and Mary Phenton Herring Tate, she was born February 13, 1937, in Drew County.

She was the widow of Morris Hill, a retired Registered Nurse and attended the Church of Christ.

Joan enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, crocheting, cooking, knitting and fishing. She also loved the outdoors and most of all, spending time with her family.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Donald Tate; one grandson, Joseph Adcock; and an infant son, Billy.

Survivors include two daughters, Gwen Craig and husband, Timmy, of Hamburg, and Lisa Baldwin and husband, Donnie, of Monticello; one brother, Gary Tate, of Monticello; a sister-in-law, Anne Tate, of Denton, Texas; six grandchildren, Scott Chatman, Rodger Welborn, Jamie Cruce, Casey Craig, Bubba Cruce and wife, April, and Brittany Kulbeth Adcock and husband, Ronnie; eight great grandchildren, Alisa, Madison, Jase, Parker, Braxton, Blaine, McKinzie and Ashley; her nieces and nephews, Amanda Tate Prince and husband, David, Kelley Dancer and husband, Dean, and Jonathan Tate; Granny’s special baby, her poodle Red; two very special friends, Betty Knobloch and Virginia Hillman; and her road trip sister, Ollie Baker.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 21, 2014, in Union Ridge Cemetery with Paul Mower officiating. Active pallbearers were Anthony Boykin, Marty Baker, Art Lowrey, Josh Baker, Seth Baker, Bubba Cruce, David Prince. Honorary pallbearers were Roger Welborn, Scott Chatman, Mike Harmon, Donnie Baldwin, Ronnie Adcock, Timmy Craig and Buddy Knobloch.

An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at

The Advance-Monticellonian

Mailing Address:
PO Box 486
Monticello, AR 71657

Street Address:
314 Main Street
Monticello, AR 71655

Phone: 870-367-5325
Fax: 870-367-6612

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