Mrs. Hilda Mae Wilson Degree, 82, of 200 Friday Street Apt 3-3, Blacksburg, SC, passed away Friday, in Spartanburg Regional Mary Black Campus.
She was born in Cherokee County on April 25, 1938 by the late Kelly and Gennevie Hopper Wilson and widowed to .
She worked as a domestic worker for over fifty years.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Degree; a brother, Russell Wilson (Janie of Blacksburg.)
Hilda leaves to cherish loving memories: five sons, Billy Degree (Karen) of Gaffney, Bruce Degree (Zina) of Abseon, N.J., Jeffrey Degree of Blacksburg, Corey Degree (Stacey) of Shelby, and Carpenter Degree of Columbia, SC; two daughters, Charlotte (Sgt. Eric Misher) of Fayetteville, N.C. and Valerie Degree (Julius) of Gaffney; two brothers, Kelly Wilson (Lillian) of Spartanburg and Howard Wilson (Brenda) of Gaffney; three sisters, Gladys Wilson of Gaffney, Mary Logan of Gaffney, and Diane Williams of Green Acres, FL; 12 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; other relatives and friends.
Funeral Service will be Thursday, 1:00 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Anitonette Frazier, officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Blacksburg.
*Masks and Social Distancing* will be required at the mortuary and cemetery.