Brenda Barber Hilton

Published 12:04 am Friday, March 9, 2012

Ms. Brenda Barber Hilton, age 63, a resident of Chocowinity, died Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.

A celebration of her life will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Hillside Funeral Service with Ben Bunch officiating. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. tonight at Hillside Funeral Service & Cremations.

Brenda Barber Hilton

Ms. Hilton was born Feb. 5, 1949, in Martin County, daughter of the late Elbert and Idell Barber. After graduation from high school, she attended Beaufort County Community College and earned her degree as an LPN. Brenda worked as a nurse at Ridgewood Manor for 25 years. She was married to Avery Von Hilton who preceded her in death in 2008. She attended Whitehouse Assembly of God and was a member of the National Board of Nursing.

Brenda is survived by her daughter, Melissa Hilton Adams of Chocowinity; her brother, Earl Barber of Washington; her sister, Lela Styons of Jamesville; her grandchildren, Courtney Hodges of Washington and Bailey Adams of Chocowinity and her fiancé Donnie H. Bell, Jr. of Chocowinity.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Colen and Joe Barber.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Brenda’s honor to Whitehouse Assembly of God, Jamesville, NC 27846.

Hillside Funeral Service & Cremations, 4500 U.S. Highway 264 East, Washington, N.C., has been given the honor of being entrusted with serving the Hilton family.