Violet Gill

April 12, 1929April 19, 2021

Mrs. Violet Brown Gill a native of Southport NC, passed peacefully in her Fayetteville, NC home at the age of 92 years on Monday morning April 19, 2021.

Mrs. Gill a certified operating room registered nurse retired from Womack Army Medical Center and correctional care with the NC Department of Correction. She was a life family member of Friendship Baptist Church in Southport, NC, family member in Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church Fayetteville, NC, a shining star of The Jesus Troupe and many years a sister in The Lamplighters.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 24, 2021 with a viewing will be held at 10:00 to 11:00 am and service at 11:00 am at Peacock - Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, 1411 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461. Burial will follow in Northwood Cemetery, 711 E Longleaf Dr, Southport, NC 28461.

She is survived by her children, Ramona Gill and Calvin Gill both of Fayetteville. Her sisters, Anna Clemmons and Rebecca Smith both of Southport, one brother-in-law George Riggs of Yonkers, NY along with six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

A viewing will be held at Herring Funeral Care & Cremations chapel, 2720 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28301 on Friday, April 23, from 3-5pm.

Thank you in advance for your thoughts and prayers with the expression of love and kindness to you all.

Online condolences may made at

Peacock - Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, North Carolina.


  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 24, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, April 24, 2021


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Michelle Phillips

May 5, 2021

Gill Family,
You have my families condolences. Weeping may endure for a night but, joy comes in the morning. Your loved one was a nice person and such a great mother and grandmother. We will keep you all in our prayers. I have fond memories.

Rev. Michelle Phillips

Norfrette Bellamy

April 24, 2021

Aunt Violet,

I thank our Heavenly Father for you! I will always remember your wise counsel, your reassuring words and your love.
You alway amazed me with your knowledge and strength. I will carry memories of you for all my days.

Rhonda Davis

April 24, 2021

My Sincere Condolences 💛💖❤

Marlene Fullwood

April 24, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Will keep the family in prayer.

Joyce Riggs Spearman

April 23, 2021

Dear Aunt Violet

I am going to miss you. We are going to miss you. Thank you for helping to mold me in to the woman I am today. Your wisdom and our precious conversations will be forever with me. I will love you always.


Ethel Gaither

April 22, 2021

With my deepest sympathy.