She was a graduate of Bradley Central High School and attended Carson Newman College.
She worked as a teller with Cleveland National Bank for 20 years and also with the Bradley County Registrar of Deeds office for 10 years. She was a parishioner of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church where she was active in the choir and as a church volunteer. She was also a former member of First Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, B.D. and Helen Million Hilliard; and one brother, Bobby Hilliard.
She is survived by her cousin and caregiver, Wayne L. Mathis and his family: Charles Mathis, Hannah Ruth Mathis and Cheryl Hoskins Mathis; and cousins: Ken Hilliard, Darien Gay Bacon, Peggy Gay Morgan, Sandra Gay and Cindy Silverbrock.
Memorial service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at 1 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. Dr. Joel W. Huffstetler officiating.
Her family will receive friends from 11 to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the parish hall of the church prior to the service.
Her family requests that memorials be made to the Choir Robe Fund of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 320 Broad Street N.W., Cleveland TN 37311.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Hilliard family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.