Evelyn Gayle Fields Hill, 73, our beloved mother and grandmother, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at UT Medical Center. Gayle was born at home in Anderson Hollow in Monroe County near the Little Tennessee River. She was the seventh of twelve children born to Lee Otis Fields, Sr. and Willie Mae Anderson Fields. Preceded in death by the love of her life her husband of 44 years Mayford Hill, her parents, an infant sister, brothers Lee Otis “Junior” Fields, and Jim Fields, sister Florence Irene “Pat” Fields, sisters-in-law Sue Fields and Beverly Fields, and nephews Chris Anderson and Kenny Fields. Gayle is survived by: sons and daughters-in-law Dewayne and Wendy Hill and Rick and Robin Hill, grandchildren Emily Hill, Olivia Hill, Megan Hill, Caroline Hill, Seth Hill and Jaziah Hill; siblings Jane Tyler (John), Andy Fields, Curtis Fields, Sr., Peggy Brewer (Randy), Febia Fields, Jarvis Fields, sister-in-law Rose Fields and too many nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws to count. To honor Mother’s request, private services are planned. Friends may pay their respects from 1-4 pm on Saturday October 24th at Smith Chapel. Smith Funeral and Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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