Mrs. Dorothy Hilson affectionately known as "Bay" departed this life on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Washington County Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 2 p.m. at St. James Christian Fellowship in Tennille, Georgia with interment in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. Rev. Tracy Wheeler will officiate.
She was born on June 7, 1933 to the parentage of the late Dathia Braswell and the late James Moye.
At an early age she joined Mt. Zion AME Church in Davisboro, Georgia.
She was preceded in death by her husband James Hilson and Brother Joe Braswell.
Mrs. Hilson leave to cherish her memories three daughters, Charlye Dixon, Bernice Easterling and Tammy Hilson all of Sandersville, Georgia; one son-in-law James Dixon of Sandersville, Georgia; six granddaughters: Shay Evans and India Hood of Sandersville, Georgia, Tiara Johnson of Stockton, California, Terricka Easterling of Grovetown, Georgia, Chele Hilson of New Jersey, Ashley Dixon of Swainsboro, Georgia; three grandsons: Jacobe Dixon of Swainsboro, Georgia, James Dixon, Jr. of Statesboro, Georgia and Anthony Hilson of Philadelphia; two great granddaughters: Shabreka Evans of Atlanta, Georgia and Deasia Wilcher of Grovetown, Georgia; two great grandsons: Quinn Easterling of Grovetown, Georgia and Keion Gibbons of Texas; three sisters: Betty Johnson of Sandersville, Georgia, Carolyn (Gregory) Knight of Augusta, Georgia and Vatie Moye of Wadley, Georgia; three sisters-in-law: Rita Braswell of Davisboro, Georgia, Wynoia Melson of Colorado Darleaner Hilson of Detroit, Michigan; devoted uncle: Mr. P.L. Braswell; extended family "The Macks"; devoted friends: Hattie Wheeler, Barbara Cumming and Mary Joyce Wadley and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.