Billy Mayfield Hilliard

Friday, January 18, 2013

Billy Mayfield Hilliard, 79, of Nashville, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.

Mr. Hilliard served in the US Army, and retired from W.P. Ballard & Co. After retirement, he worked for Ralph's Cleaners and then retired from Kroger.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Hilliard; parents, Ernest and Leslie Hilliard; sisters, Ruth Chunn, Lillian Chunn, Frances Hilliard, Lois Sanders, Geneva Church, and Dorothy Locke; and brothers, Ernest Hilliard and Joe Hilliard.

He is survived by a son, Michael (Amy) Hilliard of Indiana; daughter, Pam Hilliard of Texas; granddaughter, Lily Hannah Hilliard; brothers, Don (Linda) Hilliard and Hoyle Hilliard, both of Dyersburg; sister, Rachel Miller of Shelbyville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with Allen Withers officiating. Interment will follow in Johnson Hollow Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, and two hours prior to the service on Saturday at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, 3009 Columbia Avenue, Franklin.

Memorials may be made to Alive Hospice or to the American Cancer Society.