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Eleanor Bilton

April 4, 1933 — August 3, 2017

HOLLY HILL, SC - Eleanor G. Bilton, 84, died Thursday, August 3, 2017 at her home. A funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Holly Hill United Methodist Church, with Rev. Cooper Stonestreet officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:45 at the church prior to the service. She was born April 4, 1933 in Bamberg, SC, a daughter of the late Benjamin Garris and Geraldine Sandifer Garris. Eleanor was a faithful member of the Holly Hill United Methodist Church, the church choir, and also served in numerous capacities at the church throughout the years. She was a retired Registered Nurse. Survivors include her husband of 62 years, L. R. "Buddy" Bilton, Jr. of the home; a daughter, Wendy Bilton (Jamie) Arbuckle from NY, NY; a sister, Barbara DiVittorio of Massapequa, NY; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, L. R. Bilton, III and a brother, Charles Garris. Memorials may be made to Holly Hill United Methodist Church, PO Box 398, Holly Hill, SC 29059, the Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Rd, North Charleston, SC 29406, Healing Species, PO Box 1202, Orangeburg, SC 29116, or Main Street United Methodist Church, PO Box 944, Bamberg, SC 29003.


08/06/2017 13:30


Eutawville Cemetery

12340 Old Number 6 Hwy




Funeral Service

08/06/2017 15:00

Holly Hill UMC

1048 Peake Street

Holly HIll



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