Prince Ella Moton

Prince Ella Moton

Sunrise (August 25, 1916)                                      Sunset (September 4, 2011)

In Memoriam


Prince Ella Hill Moton was the last of four siblings born to Hannah Choice Hill and Moses Hill.  Her parents and three siblings, Edna, Lucille, and Brady, preceded her in death.

She received her education in Rockwall Public Schools, completing the required course of study at the Glen Hill School under the tutelage of her beloved teacher, Miss M. B. Sherrell.

Prince Ella united with the Cedar Grove Christian Church at an early age. She remained a member until her death.

On July 2, 1936, Prince Ella Hill and R. T. Moton were united in holy matrimony,  To this union six children (four daughters and two sons) were born.  A son, R.T. Moton, Jr. (1965), her spouse, R.T. Moton, Sr. (1968), and a daughter, Gwendolyn Rae Moton Jones (1982) preceded her in death.

She is survived by four children, Eva Moton Duffrey-Lee(James), Joyce Elaine Moton Scroggins(Bill), Howard Phillip Moton, Sr. and Carol Moton Hawkins; all of Rockwall, Texas.

Other survivors include  15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and acquaintances.

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