Elizabeth Diane Hill Stover, age 68 of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at her residence following an extended illness.
A lifelong native of Habersham County, Diane was born on December 10, 1953. She was the daughter of the late Amos Lamar Hill and the late Elizabeth Ruth Dover Hill. Diane was a honor graduate of the first class of Habersham Central High School and a summa cum laude honor graduate from Piedmont College where she earned a B.A. in Finance. She was a trust officer with over 38 years of loyal service with Habersham Bank and had more recently been an accountant at North Georgia Technical College. At the age of 4, Diane was hit by an automobile leaving Sunday School at Bethlehem Baptist Church, an event that would shape the direction of her life serving others. As a lifelong member of Bethlehem, Diane was an active G.A. and Acteen in her youth and later served as a leader in those departments. She was an active member and past president of Clarkesville Kiwanis club and was a recipient of the G.O.A.L. award (Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership). Along side her husband David, they were active in the Unicoi Springs Camp Resort in Helen where they served for over 10 years as the activity’s coordinators. Diane lived a true life of service to others. She was the rock of her family and her grandchildren and great grandchildren were the light of her life. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Stover is preceded in death by infant son Michael Lamar Stover and sister in law Patricia Hill.
Survivors include husband David Stover of Clarkesville, son Bryan Stover (Tiffany), daughters Shelley Rayner (Richard Wistrom) and Carrie Duren (Michael), grandchildren Haley Stover, Jason Howard, Ella Stover, Mckinlee Howard, Adelyn Stover, Bailey Rayner, Phillip Rayner, Allee Wistrom, April Wistrom, Mya Duren, great grandchildren Harper Rayner, Karson Wistrom and Kameron Willary, sister and brother in law Frank and Dorothy Hill of Mt. Airy, brother Roy Lee Hill of Cornelia, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, April 3, 2022 at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Interment will follow the service in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 1-3 PM and 5-8 PM.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at HillsideMemorialChapel.com.
Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256