Dorothy Mae Hilliard, 83, of Orange, passed away Jan. 2, at her home.

Funeral services will be at 2:00pm, Monday, Jan. 5, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Malcolm Monroe of Bellville United Methodist Church in Bellville. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will begin at 1:00pm prior to the service, Monday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Orange, Aug. 24, 1931, Dorothy was the daughter of Gus Duhon and Nellie (Freeman) Duhon. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. Dorothy was a very patient, loving mother and a grandmother who loved to dote on her grandchildren. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Dorothy’s family would like to thank her caregivers, Myra Bell, Edna Bell, Dwanna Craig and Mary Wesley; and her nurses, Lauren Morgan, Latoya, and Alex Gonzales.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Walter Hilliard, Jr.; and her three sisters.

She is survived by her children, Marilyn Prewitt and husband Jimmy, Nancy Weidner and husband Mick, Janet Anderson and husband Don, all of Little Cypress and Walter Hilliard and wife Brenda, of West Orange; grandchildren, Chuck Lemmond and wife Kim, Melissa Girouard and husband Brady, Jon Weidner and wife Amber, Erin Weidner, Kyle Anderson and wife Kristine, Ryan Anderson, Hayden Anderson, Michael Hilliard, and Jessica Hilliard; great grandchildren, Chris Reeves, Lauren Reeves, Mallory Reeves, Cole Girouard, Wyatt Girouard, Kennedi Lemmond, Abbi Lemmond, Clint Prewitt, Jordan Prewitt, Dalton Newton, Avery Weidner, Luke Weidner, and Knox Anderson; great-great grandson, Jace Cooper; sister,  Vera Boyett and her best friend, Mary Ann Beltz.

Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons, Chuck Lemmond, Jon Weidner, Kyle Anderson, Ryan Anderson, Hayden Anderson, and Michael Hilliard. Honorary pallbearers are Chris Reeves and Olney Beltz.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at 700 North Street, Beaumont, TX 77701.