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Sue Cress Hilson, age 77, of 368 Old Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, TN, passed away at Carolina Medical Center Charlotte, NC, on April 6, 2012. She was a native of Johnson County, a daughter of the late Worley and Eva Perkins Cress. She was an anesthetist having worked at various hospitals and nursing homes. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Mountain City, TN and a former Sunday School teacher. Her hobbies were fishing and dancing.
Sue Cress Hilson is survived by her husband, Wilbur Hilson, of Mountain City; eight step children, several step grandchildren and several step great grandchildren; two cousins, Joanne Ward Swift and Carol Ward Shores, both of Mountain City, TN.
Funeral service for Sue Cress Hilson was conducted at 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 10, 2012, from the Heroes Chapel of the Johnson County Funeral Home with Pastor Buford Hankins officiating. Pallbearers were friends and neighbors, honorary pallbearers were Jim Vincill and John Muse.
Graveside service and interment were Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 10:00 AM from the Phillippi Cemetery.
The family received friends from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P. M. Tuesday, April 10, 2012, prior to the service.
Friends may call at the funeral home at any time.
The Johnson County Funeral Home is serving the Sue Cress Hilson family.
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