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Air Force Vet Max Ryland Hill, 74, Dies

Funeral Services will be conducted today at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home with Rev. Ikey Watson and Rev. Tom Kaplan officiating

Max Ryland Hill, 74 of Winston, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1. He was born Feb. 21, 1938 in Commerce, GA., the son of the late Charlie Y. Hill and the late Beulah Mae Watson Hill. He served in the United States Air Force for four years as an Airman 1st Class and one year in Korea, receiving the good conduct and outstanding unit award. Hill served as the assistant Chaplain for the Douglas County Jail and was a Deacon at Cowan Mill Baptist Church. He retired from the American Freight Systems after many years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles Emory Hill and Harrison W. Hill; sister, Dessie Mae Payne.

He is survived by his wife, Mildred Johnson Hill of Winston; daughters and son-in-law,  Christina Lynn and Donald Turner, Pamela Jeanette Hill; sister, Geneva Vernelle Hill of Douglasville; two grandchildren, Lauren Nicole Turner of Winston, Erin Jeanette Turner of Winston. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home in Douglasville, Sunday, Dec. 2, from 4 until 8 p.m. Funeral Services will be conducted today at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home with Rev. Ikey Watson and Rev. Tom Kaplan officiating. Interment will follow at Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Honorary Escort will be provided by Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.

Those desiring to do so may make contributions to the Douglas County Disability Coalition, Post Office Box, 985, Douglasville, Georgia 30133 Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Inc., Cremation Services and Memorial Gardens of Douglasville in charge of arrangements. For more information, call 770-942-2311.

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