Lora Denise Starr Hill, age 55, of Asheboro passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at Randolph Health.
Mrs. Hill was born in Matewan, WV on May 21, 1967 to Carl Lee Starr, Sr. and Ida Sue Starr. She was a 1985 graduate of Matewan High School in Matewan, WV and received her Master's in Education Degree from Marshall University. Lora was employed with Randolph County Schools for 21 years and most recently was employed at Uwharrie Ridge 6-12 School. Lora loved her church, West Bend United Methodist Church and was a past Worthy Matron with the Order of the Eastern Star, Randolph Chapter 210. Lora was a loving, caring lady who was passionate about her children and loved her husband. She was a dance mom, never met a stranger, and was a friend to everyone. She enjoyed reading, loved her time at home with her family, and loved all of her students.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Randolph Health, including the Emergency and Surgical departments and the ICU staff. We would also like to thank Dr. Lewis and the staff of the Randolph Cancer Center for their caring and compassionate care during Lora's cancer battle over the past 5 years.
She is survived by her husband, Derrick Hill; children, Clay Hill and Reagan Hill both of Asheboro; parents, Carl Lee Starr, Sr. and Ida Starr of Matewan, WV; brothers, Carl Lee Starr, Jr. (Sally) of Matewan, WV and David Starr (Abby) of Jackson Center, OH; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harold and Debra Hill of Asheboro; sister-in-law, Amanda Jones (Rodney) of Asheboro; and 5 nieces and 11 nephews, whom she loved very much.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 from 1:15-2:45 pm at West Bend United Methodist Church. A celebration of Lora's life will follow at 3:00 pm at the church with Rev. Kari Howard, RCSO Chaplain Bill Hatfield, and Rev. Lee Ellis officiating.
Memorials may be made in Lora's name to West Bend United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1845, Asheboro, NC 27204-1845 or the organization of the donor's choice.