Originally created 06/04/99

Mrs. Vilena Hightower



BLACKVILLE, S.C. -- Mrs. Vilena Hightower died Sunday, May 30, 1999, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Tabernacle Baptist Church. Burial will be in Shrub Branch Cemetery.

Mrs. Hightower was a member of Shrub Branch Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Vermell Jones, Careatha Huggins and Alberta Hammond, all of Brooklyn; two sons, St. Clair Hightower, Queens, N.Y., and John Hightower, Brooklyn; a sister, Helen H. Razor, Blackville; four brothers, James Hammond and Matthew Hammond, both of Blackville, and Sam Hammond and David Hammond, both of Belle Glade, Fla.; and 23 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Green's Funeral Home.