Jun 052013

Mary Edith Hilton, 82, of Overgaard passed on to be with the Lord on Monday, May 27, 2013, in Show Low. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Overgaard.
She was born on March 19, 1931, in Waterloo, Iowa, to Medar and Elsie (McKeen) Heidt. She grew up in Iowa with her parents, and five brothers and sisters.
On June 14, 1963, Mary married Ronald (Roy) Hilton in Iowa, and they moved to Scottsdale in 1969.
Mary worked at the local Smitty’s grocery store for several years until they moved to Overgaard in 1980 for retirement.
While living in Overgaard, Mary volunteered for the Lions Club and American Legion with her husband for several years. She also enjoyed spending time with her beloved family, friends and church groups. She loved going to church, praising the Lord and church activities.
Survivors include her son, Roderick (Sue) Hilton; her daughter, Lorinda (Erik) McKernan; three grandchildren, Dixie Hilton, Kayla McKernan and Ian McKernan; and two great-grandchildren, Erik and Kyra McKernan-Sotelo.
She was preceded in death by her five brothers and sisters; and her husband, Ron Hilton.
Owens Livingston Mortuary-White Mountain Chapel was in charge of the arrangements. Hilton, Mary