DURHAM- Harriet Thomas Hilliard, 70, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.
Ms. Hilliard was born on December 15, 1948 to Thomas Hampton Hilliard, Jr., and Gladys Pauline Hilliard in High Point, NC. She retired as accountant for Duke University’s Alumni and Development Department. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Greensboro, NC. Harriet enjoyed gardening, going to fairs, festivals, and car shows. She had a strong work ethic and will be lovingly remembered by all who were fortunate to have known her.
Ms. Hilliard was preceded in death by her parents; and sisters, Iris Willeby, Shirley Sumner, and Hope Ellis. She is survived by her son, Brian Scism (Deborah) of Efland, NC; sisters, Henrietta Smith, Helen DiPietro, Hilda Hester (Sherrill); grandson, Taylor Scism; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Hudson Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Pastor Bill Davis. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.
A visitation will be held an hour prior to service from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. The family will also receive friends at the home of Brian Scism on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Flowers are acceptable. Online condolences can be made at www.hudsonfuneralhome.com.