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Hill, Albert "Bert"comment (0)

July 28, 2005


Retired Alabama Baptist pastor J. Albert “Bert” Hill of Vestavia died June 29 at the age of 86. During his years of ministry, Hill served as pastor of several Alabama Baptist churches and as a missionary to the Azores chain of islands off the coast of Portugal.

He served as pastor of First Baptist Church, Hokes Bluff, 1942-1945; First Baptist Church, Hamilton, 1945-1948; First Baptist Church, Wetumpka, 1948-1962; and First Baptist Church, Bay Minette, 1962-1977.

Hill and his wife, Evelyne, served as International Mission Board missionaries to the Azores from 1978 until 1984, where he served as an English-language pastor.

The couple also served as missionaries in Portugal from 1985 until 1986.

Hill was a member of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Birmingham, at the time of his death. His wife preceded him in death in 1998.

He is survived by three daughters, Linda Ezekiel, Nancy Hill and Elaine Hill; seven grandchildren; and eight great- and great-great-grandchildren.


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