Cynthia Ann Jackson Hileman, 73, recently of Raleigh NC, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2023. She was born on January 7, 1950, in Mount Pleasant, PA, to the late Rev. Robert William Jackson and Jean Sherrieb Jackson. After her parents’ deaths in 1958, she was raised by her Aunt B, Bernice Sherrieb in the Natrona Heights community near Pittsburgh.
She graduated from Hood College in 1971 with a BS in Foods and Nutrition. Cindy was married to Dave Hileman in 1971 and over their 52 years together they lived in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina, forging deep friendships at every stop. Most recently, Cindy worked as the financial administrator for Waypoint Church Partners. Since retiring, they have traveled over 130,000 miles together visiting 357 National Park sites in all 50 states.
In addition to Dave, Cindy is survived by her sons and their wives, Geof (Laura), of Raleigh NC, and Gregg (Jessica), of Toano VA, and her grandchildren, Kellen and fiancee Lauren Gebbie, Addie, and Ellary Bea. She also had two step-grandchildren, Brooke and Melanie of New York.
A memorial service will be held at Union Grove Christian Church at 3125 Ridge Road, Barboursville, Virginia, at 2:00pm on Saturday, October 7th.
In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates any donations for the next new church to Waypoint Church Partners, PO Box 6224, Williamsburg, VA 23188.