September 27, 1923 - December 1, 2021
Claxton, Georgia Mrs. Eunice Byrd Hilton, age 98, passed into rest, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at the Camelia Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born September 27, 1923 in Evans County to the late Aurelia Jones and Elix Byrd. Mrs. Eunice Hilton was a member of the Bessenger Tabernacle Baptist Church. During her years she sung in many choirs and singing groups. She was a member of the Adam Singers and a member of the Fellowship Singing Convention. She was well known for cooking good meals, canning fruits and vegetables and baking cakes. She was a former employee of Cooper Wiss and Georgia Southern College. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, James Willie Hilton, Sr., a daughter, two sons, a granddaughter, a great grandson, two sisters and a daughter-in-law. She is survived by her children, James (Marilyn) Hilton, Mae (Jerry) Hendrix, Dorothy H, Wilkerson, Eddie Hilton, Frankie Hilton and Anthony Hilton; a brother, Samuel Byrd; sisters, Irene Hogan and Sarah Adams; a daughter-in-law, Gladys Hilton; 31 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, 16 great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A walk-through viewing for Mrs. Hilton will be held on, Thursday December 9, 2021 at Hill’s Mortuary, from the hours of 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The graveside funeral service and burial for Mrs. Eunice Hilton, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 10, 2021 at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Clito, GA with the Rev. Paul Benton, presiding and the Rev. Frankie Owens, officiating. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we ask that you adhere to all CDC Guidelines. Masks are required. Final rites have been entrusted to Hill’s Mortuary, Inc.
Claxton, Georgia Mrs. Eunice Byrd Hilton, age 98, passed into rest, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at the Camelia Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born September 27, 1923 in Evans County to the late Aurelia Jones and Elix Byrd. Mrs.... View Obituary & Service Information
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