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Grafton Burgess Hilliard
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1882
Death: Apr. 26, 1955

Grafton Burgess (Bud) Hilliard, 72, well known resident of the Stanley section, passed away at 4:!5 p.m., Tuesday, April 26th, at the P.M. Hospital, where he had been a patient for only one day. Mr. Hilliard had been in failing health for three months.

Mr. Hilliard was born near Shenandoah on June 2, 1882, and was a son of the late Charles R. Hilliard and Margaret Eaton Hilliard. For seven years he was employed on the Norfolk and Western Railroad until his eyesight failed in 1924. He was a loyal member of the Hilliard's Chapel Church and was one of the founders of that church.

On January 25, 1905, he was united in marriage with Miss Mary Nancy Jenkins, who survives him with the following children: Mrs. Alma Painter, of Arlington, Mrs. Leon (Pauline) Good, of Stanley, Mrs. Robert (Naomi) Shuler, of Shenandoah, Mrs. Dillard (Magdaline) McDaniel, of Stanley, Mrs. Elby (Ruby) Cubbage, of Stanley, Arthur G. Hilliard, of Arlington, and Charles D. Hilliard and Harry H. Hilliard, both of Cheverly, Md. Also surviving are 31 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and two brothers, Charles S. Hilliard and Franklin D. Hilliard, both of Stanley.

The Rev. John Henderson will have charge of the funeral service to be held, Friday, April 29th, at 2 p.m., at the Hilliard's Chapel Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Robert Hilliard (1844 - 1936)
  Margaret Elizabeth Eaton Hilliard (1849 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Nancy Mildred Jenkins Hilliard (1890 - 1955)
 
 Children:
  Alma Margaret Hilliards Painter (1908 - 1985)*
  Annie Pauline Hilliard Stroupe (1911 - 2006)*
  Arthur Grafton Hilliard (1913 - 1965)*
  Charles Earl Hilliard (1918 - 2000)*
  Naomi Hilliard Shuler (1921 - 2012)*
  Mary Magdalene Hilliard McDaniel (1924 - 2006)*
  Harry Hoover Hilliard (1928 - 1999)*
  Ruby Orr Hilliard Di Scala (1930 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob Vernon Hilliard (1872 - 1943)**
  John Thomas Hilliards (1873 - 1939)*
  Charles Samuel Hilliard (1876 - 1967)*
  William Jackson Hilliard (1878 - 1953)*
  Grafton Burgess Hilliard (1882 - 1955)
  James Neil Hilliard (1885 - 1985)*
  Robert Hilliard (1894 - ____)**
  David Franklin Hilliard (1897 - 1987)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hilliards Chapel Cemetery
Stanley
Page County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: JAC
Record added: May 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51873138
Grafton Burgess Hilliard
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