Ruby Louise Hilton

July 24, 1920May 7, 2019

Ruby Louise Hilton, age 98, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at her home in Blountville, Tennessee.

Mrs. Hilton was born July 24, 1920 to Clint and Mattie Wilson Pullon. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, and friend to many. She showered all those around her with the love of Jesus. She was a busy homemaker, an avid gardener, canner, quilter, and cook. She was a devoted believer and member of Muddy Creek Baptist Church. While Mrs. Hilton touched many lives, those who will miss her most are her family.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Kermit C. Hilton, daughters Shelby Sammons, and Annette Lichlyter, son-in-law Carl Lichlyter, and great grand-daughter Grace Schnelle.

Mrs. Hilton is survived by one son, Harold “Buddy” Hilton, daughter Charlotte Louise Sampson (and her husband Lonnie), daughter Mary Joyce Brooks, and son-in-law Charles Sammons, all of Blountville, Tennessee. Surviving grandchildren are Tracy Sammons, Douglas Hilton, Aaron Lichlyter, Missy Mize, Stacey Vandergriff, Travis Sampson, Malinda Hilton McCracken, and Tonja Schnelle, as well as several cherished great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at East Lawn Funeral Home on Friday, May 10, 2019 from 5:00-7:00pm.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:00am at East Lawn Funeral Home with graveside services immediately following

Pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons.

The family would like to extend gratitude to Amedysis Hospice for the gentle care provided to Mrs. Hilton during her final days.

Online condolences may be made to the Hilton family at East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the Hilton family.


  • Harold "Buddy" Hilton, Son
  • Charlotte Louise Sampson and husband Lonnie, Daughter
  • Mary Joyce Brooks, Daughter
  • Charles Sammons, Son-In-Law
  • Tracy Sammons, Douglas Hilton, Aaron Lichlyter, Missy Mize, Stacy Vandergriff, Travis Sampson, Malinda Hilton McCracken, Tonja Schnelle, Grandchildren
  • Cherished Great-Grandchildren and Great-Great-Grandchildren, Family
  • Clint and Mattie Wilson Pullon, Parents - Deceased
  • Kermit C. Hilton, Husband - Deceased
  • Shelby Sammons, Daughter - Deceased
  • Annette Lichlyter, Daughter - Deceased
  • Carl Lichlyter, Son-In-Law - Deceased
  • Grace Schnelle, Great-Granddaughter - Deceased

  • Aaron Lichlyter
  • Troy Mize
  • Josh Whitaker
  • Jacob Mize
  • Aaron Sampson
  • Erick Sampson
  • Trevor Sampson
  • Gabriel Sampson
  • Ernie Jones, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Travis Sampson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Tracy Sammons, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Heath Schnelle, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Visitation Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 11, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, May 11, 2019


Ruby Louise Hilton

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Ann Campbell

May 11, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Will be praying for the family
Ann Campbell

Brenda Lawson (Bailey)

May 11, 2019

We are so sorry for you loss. We love you all.

Brenda Sam and girls; Mariah Mink (Davis) and Marie Robinson.

Ken Sheffield

May 10, 2019

Ms. Ruby was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and a special friend that I have always cherished and blessed to know. She always treated me like a son and as Buddy’s brother. I have great memories of all the Sunday diners and afternoons at her house, playing and enjoying the sweet fellowship. May God’s Blessings be on this special family while they celebrate Ms. Ruby’s home going, we know she is in heaven rejoicing with Mr. Helton and so many friends.

Larry Free

May 10, 2019

Louise, Lonnie, and Travis; So sorry to hear of your mother / grandmother's passing. Although it has been several years since I have seen you and your mother, she left a lasting impression. Prayers for you and the family as you go through this sad time.

patricia mcclure

May 9, 2019

Missy and family. so sorry for your loss. Will be praying for all of you during this very difficult time. Just know that Heaven has gained another angel.