Letherine "Kitty" (Hill) Steptoe

August 30, 1933February 21, 2018

Letherine “Kitty” Steptoe, age 84, passed away, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in Arizona Premiere Care Home in Mesa, Arizona.

Kitty was born and raised in Bulloch County and attended local schools and had lived in Mesa, Arizona since 2006. She retired from Statesboro Telephone Company after 40 years of service, where she worked as a telephone operator and then in the accounting department. Kitty was a member of Statesboro Primitive Baptist and The Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 18.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Bessie Perkins Hill; her husband, Jack Thomas Steptoe; her sister, Atheline Donaldson; and her brothers, Roscoe Hill and Robert Hill.

She is survived by her sons, Daniel “Dan” Steptoe of Statesboro and Victor Hill Steptoe of Acworth; three grandchildren, Brittney Erin Steptoe of New Orleans, LA; Dillon Steptoe and Chase Steptoe both of Colorado; several nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends will be held 5:30 to 7:30 PM Thursday, March 1st in Hodges-Moore Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held 1:30 PM Friday, March 2nd in Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Randy Waters officiating.

Burial will follow in Eastside Cemetery.

Please visit our online memorial at to sign the guest book and share fond memories with the Steptoe family.

Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.



  • A Gathering of Family and Friends Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 2, 2018


  • Burial

Letherine "Kitty" (Hill) Steptoe

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Billy and Vivian Steptoe

March 4, 2018

Letherine you will be missed in our hearts and thoughts. Our sincere and deepest condolences to Danny, Vic, and family. May God give you the peace and comfort that only He can give during this time of loss.
All our love, Billy and Vivian Steptoe

Blondean Carrington

February 27, 2018

My heart breakes for you all. She will be deeply missed. I worked with her @ the phone company. May God bless you all in this time of need.

FAYE Westphal

February 27, 2018

My heart and my prayers are going out to you Danny to you and your family... May you find comfort that she is back with the love of her life