SIMS HILLIARD, DOROTHY JANE - Yell County, Arkansas | DOROTHY JANE SIMS HILLIARD - Arkansas Gravestone Photos


Petillo Hill Cemetery
Yell County,

September 8, 1936 - March 6, 2012


Dorothy Jane Hilliard, age 75, of Centerville died Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at River Valley Medical Center. She was born September 8, 1936 at Paris to the late Thomas Henry and Lizy Mae Wiggins Sims. She was a member of the Pentecostals of Russellville Church. She loved her God, Church and her family. She loved helping others.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Dude Hilliard; one brother, Leon Sims; one sister, Gladys Davidson; one grandson, Jonathan Slaughter; one great granddaughter, Cassie Tillman.

Survivors include her children, James Hilliard and wife, Shirley of Centerville, Pedro Hilliard and companion, Paula of Dover, Henrietta Slaughter and husband, Richard of Centerville, Sharon Roberts and husband, Kenny of Wisner, Louisiana, Lesa Emberson and husband, Larry of Dardanelle; two brothers, Donald Sims and wife, Sharon of Fayetteville, Morris Sims and wife, Ruth of Paris; one sister, Nora Parker of Paris; two sister-in-laws, Wilma Sims of Centerville, Betty Miller of Louisiana; twelve grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was March 9, 2012 at the Pentecostals of Russellville Church on Marina Road with Bro. Tony Reynolds and Bro. Josh Reynolds officiating. Burial was in Petillo Hill Cemetery.

May 27, 1933 - March 13, 1995


Clayton E. Hilliard, age 61, of Centerville, AR died Monday, March 13, 1995 at the Dardanelle Hospital.

He was born May 27, 1933 in Centerville to the late Wavelon and Sadie Scoles Hilliard. He was a retired riverboat crewman and farmer and member of the United Pentecostal Church.

Survivors: wife, Dorothy Sims Hilliard; two sons, James Hilliard of Centerville and Pedro Hilliard of Dardanelle; three daughters, Henrietta Slaughter, and Lisa Emberson both of Centerville, and Sharon Roberts of Extension, LA; sister, Wilma Sims, of Centerville, AR; 10 grandchildren, also several nephews and nieces.

Services were March 15 at Cornwell Chapel with the Reverend Tony Reynold officiating. Internment in Petillo Hill Cemetery near Centerville.

*Source: Yell County Obits

Contributed on 4/7/14 by stacieford38
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Submitted: 4/7/14 • Approved: 4/10/14 • Last Updated: 4/13/14 • R994246-G994245-S3

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