WADESBORO – On Monday, September 19, 2022, Mrs. Edith Davis Hildreth, 87, passed away peacefully of natural causes and went to be with her Lord and Savior while a patient at Novant Health Medical Center in Mint Hill.
Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Sunday, September 25, 2022, at Red Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Rodney Clements officiating. Interment will be carried out privately in the church cemetery.
The family will greet friends following the service in the fellowship hall at the church.
Edith was born August 3, 1935, in Anson County, NC and was a daughter of the late Sandy Davis and the late Allie Virginia Pope Davis. She was a graduate of Ansonville High School.
She was a long-time member of Red Hill Baptist Church and later united with Freedom Baptist Church where her husband is the pastor.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Rev. Bill High; her children, Chauntira Hildreth of Polkton and Dan Hildreth of Orlando, FL; her grandchildren, Shannon Skiscim (Adam) of Indian Trail, Sean Hildreth (Melissa) of Greenville, Chad Hildreth and Jessica Hildreth both of Orlando, FL; her great-grandchildren; her brother, Carey Davis of Marshville and her sister, Millie Fordham of Crestwood, KY.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Louis Hildreth; her infant daughter, Mary Lou Hildreth, and her brothers, William Davis, Glenn Davis and Roy Lee Davis.
Edith had a love of flowers of all kinds and was an avid gardener. Floral donations are appreciated but in lieu of flowers, memorials may also be made to Red Hill Baptist Church, P.O. Box 207, Ansonville, NC 28007.
The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.com