Freda Florence Hylton, 67, of Lewisburg, WV, formerly of Gap Mills, WV, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the Peyton Hospice House in Lewisburg.
Born May 27, 1951, at Second Creek, WV, she was the daughter of the late Truyleon and Grace Bland Adams.
Freda retired from Goodrich in Pickaway, WV, and attended the Union Church of God in Union, WV.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Ada Mae “Asie” Adams; and brother-in-law, Robert Pettry.
Survivors include her daughter, with whom she made her home, Kim Gilkeson and husband, Doug, of Lewisburg; sister, Connie Pettry of Beckley, WV; former husband and lifelong friend, Dorris Ray “Boots” Hylton of Lewisburg; grandchildren, Micah, Meshach, Melish and Malaysia Gilkeson of Lewisburg; great-grandchildren, Kailaini, Haiden, Rylan and Holden and a great-grandson on the way; “sister,” Rosie Vance and husband, Harry, of Ronceverte, WV; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins; and her two dogs, Maymee and Maycee.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2018, at the Morgan Funeral Home, 252 Montvue Drive in Lewisburg, with Shirley Glover and Neal Holliday officiating. Burial will follow in the Salem Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Organ Cave, WV.
Visitation was from 6–8 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank Patchilla Carter, caregivers, and the rest of the Hospice Care team for the excellent care provided.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations of sympathy be made to Hospice Care, 1265 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV 24901.
Online guestbook can be signed at www.morganfh.net.
Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the July 2, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.