Emily Lee Hilliard, a resident of Weed, California passed away on July 20, 2011 at her home. She was 102 years old.

Emily was born in Brookhaven, Mississippi on May 19, 1909. She moved to Siskiyou County from Mississippi in 1943.

Emily was a homemaker. She was also a cook for the old Log Cabin in Weed and a housekeeper at the Dunsmuir Hotel. She was a member of Mt. Shasta Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Harrison; granddaughter, Tracy Burris; and grandson, Oliver Harrison, all of San Francisco; and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation will take place on Friday, July 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel in Mount Shasta.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 30 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Shasta Baptist Church in Weed with Reverend Henry Gaines officiating. Burial is at Lincoln Heights Cemetery in Weed.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Shasta Baptist Church, 108 Church Avenue, Weed, CA 96094, in memory of Emily Hilliard.

Arrangements were made by Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel.