Rachel Shaw Hilliard, 87, of Asheboro, passed away on November 14, 2021 at Clapp's Convalescent Nursing Home.
She was born in Cedar Falls on August 29, 1934 to Alexander and Lily Henson Shaw.
Mrs. Hilliard was a graduate of Franklinville High School and retired from Sew Special. She was a member of First Baptist Church. She loved her church and her family very much. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hilliard was preceded in death by her husbands, Joseph S. Weedman and Curtis Leroy Hilliard; sister, Edith Benbow; and brothers, Odell, Dale, and David Shaw.
Mrs. Hilliard was survived by son, Adam Gooch and wife Corene; daughters, Terri Gooch, Lisa Gooch (Randy); grandson, Noah Gooch, who was her pride and joy; sister-in-law, Lenora "Squat" Shaw; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 18, 2021, 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 pm in the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. John Rogers and Rev. Scotty Carpenter officiating. Burial will be held in the Giles Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 133 N. Church St., Asheboro, NC 27203 or Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Dr., Asheboro, NC 27203.
The family would like to thank the 400 Hall nurses at Clapp's Convalescent Nursing Home for the care given to Mrs. Hilliard during her stay there.