The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

August 17, 2013

DeeDra A. Pilson

Star Beacon

RICHMOND TOWNSHIP — DeeDra A. Pilson, age 46, of Leon Road, Richmond Township, died Thursday afternoon, August 15, 2013, at her residence after a year long fight with cancer.

She was born Oct. 16, 1966, in Warren, the daughter of the late James and Betty Lou (Bailey) Silvers and had been a resident of this area most of her life. DeeDra was a 1985 graduate of Pymatuning Valley High School and also attended Cornith Christian Academy in Kinsman. She was married to Darren S. Pilson on June 13, 1992 at the Leon United Methodist Church.

DeeDra was a member of the Andover United Methodist Church, was active with the Pymatuning Valley Touchdown Club and enjoyed music, flower gardening and cooking.

She is survived by her husband, Darren; three children, Joshua R. Pilson, Kerra D. Pilson and Evan S. Pilson, all at home; a sister, Angela Silvers of Newton Falls; a half-sister, Dawn Higginbothan of Niles; and two half-brothers, Christopher and Lloyd Gibbs.

Memorial Services will be held 6 p.m., Monday, at Andover United Methodist Church, 181 S. Main St., Andover, with the Rev. Vernon Palo officiating. Calling Hours will be held from 2 to 6 p.m., Monday, at the Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family, envelopes will be at the church. The Jefferson Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND CREMATORY, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, is handling arrangements.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation to Hospice of the Western Reserve for their care and attention they gave DeeDra.

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