Franklin Roscoe Hill
Published: Thursday, October 03, 2013

Franklin Roscoe Hill, age 71, of Cosby, passed away on October 1, 2013, in a Knoxville hospital.

He was employed by Newport Paving for over 35 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents Willie and Lillie Hill and son Kenny Dale Hill.

He is survived by his wife Glenna Hill of Cosby; daughters Tonya (Ronnie) Weeks of Cosby and Trinnella Hill of Kentucky; step-daughter Tina Phillips of Cosby; brothers Lester (Judy) Hill of Decatur, TN; Clyde (Carolyn) Hill of Cosby; Bill Junior (Janice) Hill of Newport; sisters Wilma Faye (Crayton) Lunsford of Newport; Brenda Williams of Newport; Kathy Davis of Newport; grandchildren Jamie and Sherry Ellison, Josh and Katie Ellison, Matt and Jennifer Reece, and Damion and Hailey Ashburn; step-grandchildren Ronnie Weeks, Brittany Weeks; great-grandchildren Braxton Reece, Ashlynn Reece, Caleb Ellison; step-great-grandchildren Shania McCarthy, Shawn McCarthy, Brittany McCarthy, Jordan McCarthy, and Brandon McCarthy.

The family will receive friends from 6:008:00 p.m. Thursday, October 3, 2013, at Manes Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 4, 2013, in Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Johnny Williamson officiating. Burial will be in the Waters-Large Cemetery.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

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