Obituary of Dot Hilyer
Dorothy “Dot” Brunson Hilyer, 90, of Columbia, passed away on Friday, July 21, 2023. Born in Jamestown, SC, she was the daughter of the late William Joseph Brunson and Viola Bunch Brunson, and the wife of Oscar Cirus Hilyer, Jr. Dot was a longtime member of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Lugoff.
In addition to her loving husband, Dot is survived by her son, Robert Lehmann; daughter, Kelly Mattox; stepsons, Warren Hilyer (Debbie) and Randy Hilyer (Wendy); her grandchildren, Charlie Lehmann (Jen), Carason Lehmann, Will Lehmann, David Hilyer (Jo Anna), and Scott Hilyer; and her siblings, Edward Brunson and Monroe Brunson (Jean).
She was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, officiated by Rev. Angela Marshall. The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service, beginning at 10:00am. Burial will follow the service in Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia.
Memorials may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, PO Box 218, Lugoff, SC 29078, or to the charity of one’s choice.