2007-09-26 / Obituaries

Mrs. Dorothy Beeland Hilliard

Mrs. Dorothy Beeland Hilliard, 75, of Blythe, beloved wife of the late Willie E. Hilliard entered into rest Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007 at Heartland Hospice.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, from the Chapel of DeLoach Kennedy Funeral Home, Hephzibah, Ga., with the Rev. Robert L. Reynolds Jr., and the Rev. Billy Atkins officiating.

Interment services followed at Westview Cemetery in Augusta.

Mrs. Hilliard was born in Augusta to the late Lillian Watson and Ollie W. Beeland. She was a member of Fleming Baptist Church.

Pallbearers were Arnie Viderman, Billy Church, Steven Van Pelt Sr., Steven Van Pelt Jr., John Sharpe and Monty Clark.

Family members are three sons, Michael E. Hilliard (Su- san) of Blythe, David B. Hilliard of Augusta and Charles Hilliard of Augusta; four sisters, Patricia B. Long of Augusta, Shirley Cooper of Andrews, S.C., Peggy Bowman of Augusta and Katherine Abbey of Augusta; five grandchildren; Kristin, Megan, Joshua, Adam and Kortnee; a great grandson, Tripp Nelson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family received friends Thursday, Sept. 20, from 6 until 8 p.m. at DeLoach Kennedy Funeral Home, Hephzibah.

DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home, 2546 Hwy 88, Hephzibah, GA 30815, 706-592- 5000.

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