Regina "Jeanie" Sill, age 72, of Shelby, took Jesus by the hand and walked into heaven on Saturday, March 20, 2021. She was born November 12, 1948 in Portageville, Missouri to Alonzo and Mary (Smith) Hopkins. Jeanie moved to Hart, Michigan in 1951. She graduated from Hart High School. She had lived in Muskegon and later in New Era before moving to Shelby in 1975.
Jeanie was employed at Howmet Corporation for over twenty-five years before her retirement. She was an active member of Shelby Road Baptist Church and enjoyed serving others and teaching Sunday School. She also enjoyed gardening, sewing and cross stitch and her dream-trip to Israel. She loved her family deeply.
Jeanie is survived by her children, Annette (Scott) Copeland, of Ava, Missouri and Pastor David (Jen) Sill of New Era; her grandchildren, Sarah Copeland of Virginia, Kimberley Copeland of Missouri, MIDN Stephen Copeland of Maryland, Ethan, Abel and Violet Sill all of New Era; her mother, Mary Osterman of West Virginia; and her siblings, Shelly Hopkins of Louisiana, Alan (Denise) Hopkins of Hart and Brenda (Keith) Walsworth of West Virginia. She was preceded in death by her father.
Visitation is Thursday, March 25th, Twelve Noon with the funeral service to follow at 1 pm at Shelby Road Baptist Church. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Rothbury. Please consider memorials to Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or donate on-line at http://www.samaritanspurse.org.
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