Violet M. Hilliard

| April 9, 2019

Violet M. Hilliard, 102, of Hermitage, died Saturday evening, April 6, 2019, at Nugent Skilled Nursing Home in Hermitage.

Born on November 3, 1916, in Fairmount City, she was the daughter of the late John Brown and May Carolina (Vogus) Bowersox. She was married on April 6, 1935, to Theodore E. “Bud” Hilliard and he preceded her in death on May 4, 1987.

Mrs. Hilliard worked for Rola Jensen. She was a member of the Oak Ridge United Methodist Church and later, when she moved to Hermitage, she attended the New Bedford Evangelical Presbyterian Church. She belonged to the Pulaski Ladies Auxiliary Fire Company and the Challenger’s Senior Center in New Castle.

She is survived by two children, Theodore E. Hilliard, Jr. and his wife, Mary Jane, of Hermitage and Connie Shick of Pulaski, nine grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren, and a sister, Lucinda Springer of Arizona.

In addition to her parents, and husband, Theodore, she was preceded in death by, a son, Ray Hilliard, and nine brothers and sisters.

Friends and family will be received, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Doug Runyan officiating. Interment will be held in the Salem Cemetery, Frogtown, Limestone Township.

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