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Doris Nadine Hilton
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  • New Prospect Baptist Church
    2503 Whitehall Road
    Anderson, SC 29625

Pause Days Gone By by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“Billy & Family, I was not aware that your Mom had passed until today. I am so sorry for your loss. She was a precious lady & will be...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Gloria Hemmingsen - Anderson, SC

“Dear Billy,I wish I had the power to lift the heavy burden from your heart as you deal with and say good by to your beloved Mother. The days to come...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Dwight Potter - Iva, SC

“I am so happy that Aunt Doris is with Jesus now. I know that she is dancing with our Lord in a brand new body!I will miss her and I pray that you all...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Rachel Toy (Horres) - Augusta, GA


Doris Nadine Sineath Hilton, 89, went to her heavenly home on February 19, 2019, at NHC in Anderson, SC. A private family graveside service will be held Saturday, February 23, 2019 in Live Oak Memorial Gardens in Charleston, SC at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Doris was born in Charleston, SC, on February 9, 1930. She was the daughter of the late James W. Sineath and Irene Virginia Simmons Sineath. Doris married the love of her life, William Washington Hilton, on March 30, 1950. Mrs. Hilton was a graduate of Memminger High School in Charleston, SC. She worked her entire career for the Department of the Navy at NAVELEX in North Charleston, SC. After retirement, Doris and her husband Billy moved to Anderson, SC, where they built a house on Lake Hartwell as their perfect retirement home and traveled extensively in their motor home. She was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church and the Hope Sunday School Class. Doris was a true Southern lady, who loved the Lord, and found joy in the simple things of life.

Surviving are her son, William O. "Billy" Hilton and his wife Sheila of Anderson, SC; a daughter, Terri Hilton Scarfiotti and her husband Gian Luigi Scarfiotti of Charleston, SC and Radda in Chianti, Italy; three grandchildren: Ashley Hilton Houck and her husband Weston of Powdersville, SC, Mira Scarfiotti of Coral Springs, FL and William James "BJ" Hilton and his wife Chelsea of Richmond Hill, GA.; two great-grandchildren: Weston "Elliott" Houck, Jr. and "Laurel" James Hilton; and her beloved sister, Jeanette Murray of Greenville, SC.

She was preceded in death by two sisters: Ruth Martin and Agnes Knight; brother, Ernest Sineath; and a beloved sister-in-law, Shula Mellard.

Memorials may be made to New Prospect Baptist Church, 2503 Whitehall Road, Anderson, SC, 29625.