Ella Mae Hilliard Houston

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, January 8, 2003

Graveside services for Ella Mae Hilliard Houston of New Orleans,and formerly of Sontag, are 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 8, at Mt.Zion M. B. Church Cemetery. Williams Mortuary is in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Houston, 84, died Jan. 4, 2003, in New Orleans. She wasborn in Lawrence County on Nov. 18, 1918, to Sim Hilliard andNellie Hilliard.

She was retired. She was a member of Mt. Zion M. B. Church.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her sister, LizaHilliard; and her brothers, Mose Hilliard, Sim Hilliard, WilliamHilliard, and Louis J. Hilliard.

Survivors are her sister, Minnie Smith of Sontag; her brothers,Finous Hilliard of New Orleans and Albert Hilliard of ColoradoSprings, Colo.; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relativesand friends.