A Homegoing Memorial Service for Mrs. Comina Francis Hills of Tampa, Florida who passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 will be held on Saturday August 29th at 12:00 p.m. at Greater Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church, 1225 N. Nebraska Ave., Dr. B. R. Fulton, Jr., pastor officiating.
Comina Francis Hills was born September 23, 1919 in Tampa, Florida. Comina Hills was the oldest child of four children born to the late Bennie and Narcissie Bowers. Mrs. Hills was a devout Christian and was raised from birth as a member of Greater Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church.
Comina, her late sister, Dorothy Rahming and deceased brothers, Bennie Bowers Jr. and Horace Bowers all attended Greater Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church, until leaving Tampa to join the military or seek work opportunities in Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from Middleton High School and the Sunlight School of Cosmetology. She met and married the love of her life, Mr. Eddie James Hills. Their two sons Edward and Thomas were born before Eddie enlisted and served in the US Navy until his death while on active duty in 1944. She loved her many years as a member of the LaParis Social Club, these ladies were her best and lifelong friends. Mrs. Hills worked for Hillsborough County Public Schools, until retirement. She was also an active beautician until her retirement which was well into her nineties.
She leaves to cherish her fond memories with: sons, Edward R. Hills, MD (Noralyn) and Thomas C. Hills; godson the late Joseph Barr (Sandra); grandchildren, Edward R. Hills DDS, (Carla), Wanda Hills Williams, Thomas C. Hills Jr. (Donna O. Hills Ph.D.), Tonya Molton, Comina Adell Hills, Travis Hills (Jacqueline), Randall E. Hills (Deceased); great grandchildren, Edward R. Hills III, Heather V. Hills, Eric Young II (Erica), Aaron O. Williams II, Candace Z. Williams Pharm.D., Erika Renee Hills, Travis Hills Jr., Nicole Renaud, Malachiah Hills, Trinity Hills and Ross Edward Hills; 3 great great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Martha C. Bowers; nephews, Tyrone Bowers (Susan), H. Kevin Bowers (Kate), Phillip G. Bowers, Jonathan S. Bowers, Sydney F. Bowers, Herbert Rahming II; nieces, Twanda Bowers, Brenda (Bowers) Williams, Beverly (Bowers) Parker, Belinda (Bowers) Hurst, Kathy O. (Bowers) Greenidge (Henry), Mary Ann (Bowers) Owens (Robert), Jan Claire (Bowers) Thomas; a host of beloved great great grandchildren and relatives and special friends.
The family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday for the service. We are following the CDC guidelines.
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