Frances Hilton

Frances HiltonFrances L. Hilton, 88, of Lewistown died at 2:55 a.m. April 29, 2018, at the Clayberg Nursing Center in Cuba.

She was born April 30, 1929, in Reidsville, N.C., a daughter of Walter and Ella Thorton Sharpe. She married Keith Hilton on May 2, 1945, in Reidsville. He preceded her in death on March 11, 1994.

She also was preceded in death by one daughter, Bonnie Faye Hilton; one grandson, Michael Glen Herrick; one brother; and two sisters.

Surviving are three children, Brenda (and George) Womack of Lewistown, Denise (and Reggie) Johnson of Largo, Fla., and Keith Hilton Jr. of Canton; one brother, Ralph (and Karen) Sharpe of Reidsville; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was a waitress at the former Hilda’s Pantry in Lewistown for over 37 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Lewistown.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Pastor Eric Sawyer officiating. Burial will be at Cuba Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the memorial home.

Memorials may be made to her church, Clayberg Nursing Center or Harbor Light Hospice.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/2/2018


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