About Milam Dennis (Tom) Hill:
Milam D. (Tom) Hill August 27, 1915 - March 20, 2010
Milam D. (Tom) Hill peacefully passed away
in a Temple nursing home on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at the age of 94. He was born in 1915 in Thorndale,
Salty Community. He was one of four children born to Bascum and Myrtle Luckey Hill. He had been a Temple
resident for the last 62 years. He married Laura Eiland in Cameron and together they celebrated 69 years
of family, church, friends, work and the bounties of life. She preceded him in death on December 30,
Tom served in the United States Army during World War II. After his discharge, he began
a career in civil service at Camp Swift and then Fort Hood. After 30 years, he retired from the Post
Engineers as Superintendent of Heating. He received numerous citations for his high quality work and
cost savings recommendations. The ?Shop? was his second home and he very much enjoyed working with the
staff and soldiers. After retirement, he enjoyed traveling with the Chisholm Trail Good Sams Trailer
Club, anniversary celebrations in Cancun and Nashville and spending time with the grandchildren and
great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Memorial Baptist Church.
He is survived by two daughters,
Sharon and husband, Albert Younts of Sherman, Susan and husband, James Kamas of Temple, son, Dennis
and wife, Bonnie of Temple, two granddaughters, Risse Hill of Temple and Andrea and husband, Andrew
Johnson of North Richland Hills and three great-grandchildren, Emma, Caroline and Andrew Johnson. Also,
brother, Eugene and wife, Jean Hill of Greenville, sisters, Louise and husband, John Chesser of Sherman,
Myrtle Crumley of Lake Jackson, Carlie and husband, Paul Herbert of Oakwood and Marie and husband,
Tommy of Hutto. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, step-mother, three brothers, sister and
a grandson, Alan Younts.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23
at Scanio-Harper Funeral Home, 3110 Airport Road, Temple. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m.
on Wednesday, March 24 at Memorial Baptist Church, 6161 South 5th Street, Temple with Rev. Ridge Adams
and Rev. Roy Parker officiating. The family expresses thanks to the world-class staff at the William
R. Courtney Nursing Home; to special niece, Earlene and husband Roy Jennings and special friends, Teresa
and Mel Morillo. Memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Baptist Church or the Temple College
About Laura Nell Eiland:
Laura Nell Hill
August 12, 1918 - December 30, 2005
Mrs. Hill was born in Rockdale to Joe
Eiland and Willie Hazel Eiland. She moved to Temple about sixty years ago. She married Milam D. (Tom)
Hill July 11, 1936, in Cameron. She was a homemaker and worked in Food Service at Temple Schools for
twenty years. She was a member of Memorial Baptist Church.
Survivors are his husband Milam D.
(Tom) Hill of Temple; two daughters Sharon Younts of Sherman and Susan Kamas of Austin; one son Dennis
Hill of Temple; one sister Edna Mae DuBois of Milano; two brothers Curtis Eiland of Belton and Nolan
Eiland of Houston, two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
2, 2006 from 5-7 p.m. at Scanio Harper Funeral Home
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January 3, 2006, 11:00 AM at Memorial Baptist Church