The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Friday, November 14, 2014 at the New Phillip Primitive Baptist Church, Georgia Highway 224, Montezuma, Georgia. Elder Walter Austin, pastor and moderator of the Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Association, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery. The remains will lay in repose from 12:00 Noon until the hour of service.
Mrs. Hillmon was born July 28, 1928 in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia to the late Jim Hubbard and Mary Lee Trice Hubbard. She was preceded in death by her parents and seven siblings, Ananius Hubard, Elder J. H. Hubbard, Johnnie Lee Hubbard, Mamie Hubbard Stinson, Lillie B. Hubbard McKenzie, Timothy Hubbard, and Willie Marie Hubbard. She was educated in the public school system of Macon County. At an early age, she joined the New Phillip Primitive Baptist Church, where she had supported every facet of the church for sixty-five years. “Servant of God, Well Done.”
Being a woman of compassionate ways of love and admiration, she captured the love of her one and only John Robert Hillmon. They were united in holy matrimony and were blessed with four children; one son, Johnnie B. Hillmon, preceded her in death. Later in life, three grandchildren, Anthony James, Kelvin James, and Steven James, also preceded her in death.
After many years of dedicated services to her husband and family, she retired as a homemaker and vegetable farmer.
She leaves a legacy of love and cherished memories to her beloved family: three children, Frankie Mae Hillmon, Lillie Hillmon James, and Robert C. Hillmon, all of Montezuma, Georgia; two grandsons and their spouses, Jonathan (Shae) Hillmon, Macon, Georgia and Mark (TePorschae) James, Montezuma, Georgia; fourteen grandchildren, Kelvin Grover, Kelbresha Thomas, Kelsey Freeman, Aniya Perkins, NyTavius Hilllmon, Clarisa Hillmon, Crystal Hillmon, Jakell Hillmon, Terri, Hillmon, Jada McClain, Kari Hillmon, MarKedeyes James, A. J. James, and Madison James; and one great great grandson, Anthony Thomas; eight siblings, Annie Lee (Samuel) Thomas, Linda Johnson, Vera Solomon, all of Montezuma, Georgia, Mary L. Collier, Perry, Georgia, Myra Hubbard Oliver, Montezuma, Georgia, Jet (Barbara) Hubbard, Columbus, Ohio, Frank (Hattie) Hubbard, Oglethorpe, Georgia, and Thomas Hubbard, Columbus, Georgia; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Rosa Hubbard, Vienna, Georgia, Betty Joe McKenzie, Montezuma, Georgia, Gladys Hillmon, Georgia Ann Hillmon, Shirley Hillmon, Celessie Hillmon, Mary Ann (Junior) Floyd, Gloria Jean Hillmon, Larry (Betty) Hillmon, Terry (Barbara) Hillmon, Eddie Hillmon and James Hillmon; a host of beloved nieces and nephews; a host of beloved friends, including Flint River Primitive Baptist Church Association, Marvin Joiner, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Glover, Mattie Mason, Jessie Hubbard, and Leonard Collier.