MORGAN -- Mrs. Mireze Hilton, 84, of Morgan, Georgia, died early Thursday morning, Jan. 31, 2013 at her residence. Her funeral will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at 2 PM in the Morgan Baptist Church. Rev. Jackie Williams and Rev. Chris Holdorf will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Morgan City Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the church social hall from 1 PM until 1:50 PM. Pallbearers will be Billy Peel, Don Tompkins, Josh Hilton, Donnie Cheney, Graham Ginn and Wayne Peel.
Mrs. Hilton was born March 8, 1928 in Randolph County to the late John Allen Peel and Lillian McDaniel Peel. She was a homemaker and a member of the Morgan Baptist Church. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Hilton, Jr., by 5 brothers: Cullen, Dempsey, George, A. J. and Louie Peel and by 2 sisters: Eloise Johnson and Marie Tompkins.
Her survivors include a son, Sammy Hilton and his wife Mary Alice of Morgan, Ga., 2 daughters, Evelyn Bennett and her husband Mike of Valdosta, Ga. and Karen Kimbrell and her husband Ricky of Shellman, Ga. She has 7 grandchildren: Michael Bennett (Molly) and Jim Bennett (Lori) all of Valdosta, Ga.; Chris Hilton (Jeannie) of Naples, Fl., Heather Davis (Tony) of N. Augusta, S. C., Hannah, T. J. and Ashley Peavy- all of Shellman, Ga. She has 3 step-grandchildren: Kelli Kimbrell and Tiffany Kimbrell- both of Adairsville, Ga. and Amy Kimbrell of Shellman, Ga. She also has 10 great-grandchildren surviving.
Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home