Jill was born to Janice M. Pitney (Thompson) and John Rinard Thompson in Oklahoma City. In 1970 the family moved to Atlanta, GA where Jill graduated from North Springs High School in Atlanta. Shortly thereafter, Jill returned to Oklahoma to care for her ailing father and attend East Central University in Ada. Jill remained a life-long resident of Oklahoma City where she will be remembered by many for her kindness and caring, love of family, animals and love of a good book. Jill is survived by sons James Selman, Jr, and John Jameson, granddaughter Aubrey, mother Janice M. Pitney, brother John R. Thompson, II and sister-in-law Tsinena Thompson, cousins David and Mignon Plyler of Sherman, TX, Mark and Kimberly Floyd of Bells, TX, Matt Thompson and Charles Thompson and Christopher Gillam of Oklahoma City, Lynn Ann Hines of Marysville, TN, Aunt Cynthia and Francis Karam of Sherman, TX, Aunt Betty Gillam of Ardmore and her dear friend Vernon Lawson of Oklahoma City. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 2:00pm at Hahn-Cook/Street & Draper, 6600 N. Broadway Extension. Arrangements under the direction of Hahn-Cook/Street & Draper Funeral Directors, Oklahoma City, OK.